Scottish Equalities Bulletin 2007-Issue No. 7

Subject: Rally for Dignity

ACTSA is organising a major Rally for Dignity on Saturday 10th March 2007. The event will take place in Trafalgar Square from 1pm – 4pm.

Two days after International Women’s Day, the day will be a celebration of the role of women in the global struggle for justice – with particular focus on the struggle for freedom in Zimbabwe and the role of women in this struggle, and a chance to build support the Dignity! Period. Campaign

Speakers invited so far include:

Lovemore Matombo, President, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions

Lucia Matibenga, Vice President, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions

Baroness Amos, Leader House of Lords

Frances O’Grady, Deputy General Secretary, TUC

Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London

Ruqayyah Collector, Black Students Officer, NUS

Kat Stark, Women’s Officer, NUS

Kate Hoey, MP

Anna Chancellor, Actress

Henry Olonga, Cricketer and Musician

There will also be a balloon launch to mark the role of women in struggle.

Let us know if you plan to come along, and please try and get as many people as you can to join you

For more information on ACTSA and our Dignity! Period. Campaign visit the web site

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