International Women’s Day 2024

This year ‘International Women’s Day theme is Inspire Inclusion.

“Our democracies are stronger when women are involved as equals”. The theme highlights that women’s participation in society is essential. The Heartlines Writers Group celebrated the day with a reading of their poems inspired by the theme.

Bill Fitzsimons
The Silence of the Girls

Malcolm Henshall
Is Parking the only Benefit? [Inspiring Inclusion]

Only a Woman

Barbara Lawton
The Cradley women chain makers’ strike of 1910

Marie Sheard
A Monsoon Mirage