INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022 IN AMSTERDAM

International Women’s Day 2022 in Amsterdam will take place on March 8. And not only in the capital women are commemorated on this day. International Women’s Day is celebrated all over the world. The purpose of this day is to generate attention for women’s issues. You can think of topics such as economic independence, domestic violence and other points of attention in relation to emancipation and participation. In 2022 the theme is: F/M Solidarity, the power of change. Various activities will be organized during International Women’s Day 2022 in Amsterdam. Not only on the day itself, but also around this date. Vrije Tijd Amsterdam went to investigate. Below is a list of things to do in and around International Women’s Day 2022 in Amsterdam.

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Thursday March 3

Create protest signs

Saturday March 5

Women’s March 2022: TIME IS UP!
Women’s Day in the Ark

Sunday March 6

Square room in Geuzenveld

March 7 to 11:

Thematic Week Women Leadership

Monday March 7:

Atria Book Club on Men Who Are Good by Ivan Jablonka

Tuesday March 8:

Demonstration and Demonstration 2022
women in the museum
Diversity at the top
FemTopia
Amazons and heroes (m,v,x)
Ambitious and female: golden combination or disaster scenario?
International Women’s Day South
Damn honey
North Amsterdam women
women and music
Morning Drink International Women’s Day
Lifestyle
#the collector collects
Street action by Markant
nisa for nisa
woman and candle
Power relations and position of women in the labor market
women’s law shop
Foundation for Home Empowerment
SAAM AND BESMA
Women’s Day in Amsterdam West
southeastern women

Wednesday March 9

The wage gap can be closed

Sunday March 13

Exploring the female body

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Thursday March 3

Create protest signs

On Thursday afternoon, March 3, there is space to make a protest poster on the Melkweg in Amsterdam. This can be worn during the upcoming Women’s March or the subsequent demonstration in Dam Square.

Start: 7:30 p.m.

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Saturday March 5

Women’s March 2022: TIME IS UP!

A new edition of the Women’s March will take place in Amsterdam on Saturday, March 5. As many people as possible take to the streets to make a collective sound heard. “Women’s self-determination and security are still not taken seriously enough in the Netherlands. Demonstrate on March 5, 2022 and walk with us from Dam Square to Museumplein to show the importance of sexual and reproductive rights, climate, violence and transnational behavior against women and the upcoming municipal elections. The podium program will be announced before March 5,” the organizers said.

Start: 11:30 a.m.

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Women’s Day in the Ark

Women’s Day at Kerkgebouw De Ark with workshops, dance, food and music. This afternoon is fun for young and old.

Start: 2:30 p.m.

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Sunday March 6

Square room in Geuzenveld

In the square room of Geuzenveld there are workshops on solidarity, overcoming limiting thoughts and solidarity with oneself. There is also live music, food and drinks and much more.

Start: 11:00 a.m.

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monday march 7

Thematic Week Women Leadership

The NBA will host a special week on the theme of female leadership from March 7-11. In the online sessions, attention is paid to female leadership in the accounting profession.

Start: 10:00 a.m.

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Atria Book Club on Men Who Are Good by Ivan Jablonka

Which writers have laid the foundations of current feminism? And what recent feminist publications should you read? These are a series of questions that focus on the Atria Boekenclub book club. This reading club takes place within the framework of International Women’s Day and solidarity V/M. This activity is led by Michiel van der Padt from De Feministische Man.

Start: 19:15

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tuesday march 8

International Women’s Day: Demonstration and Demonstration 2022

We start with perhaps the most important activity during International Women’s Day in Amsterdam. Demonstrations are taking place in Dam Square for the rights of women and girls, against oppression and for the right to self-determination. The program includes music, theater and speeches.

“On March 8, 2022, we call on everyone to come to Amsterdam to show our fighting spirit on International Women’s Day! Please join us,” the event organizers said.

Start: 3:00 p.m.

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women in the museum

During the international symposium, they will make way for experts in the field of women’s (art) history at the Rijksmuseum. Various topics will be covered.

Start: 09:30 a.m.

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Diversity at the top

During this webinar they will speak with Robbert Dijkgraaf, the new Minister of Education, Culture and Science. And not only that. He also speaks with corporate CEOs, civil society leaders, role models, and various experts about the opportunities and barriers of diversity at the top of business.

Start: 15:30

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FemTopia

Attorneys Rajae and Femke, along with Bureau Clara Wichmann, will provide an interactive talk during FemTopia. It is about women’s access to justice. The event will take place at Pakhuis de Zwijger. You can still be there. Participation is free, but reservations are required.

Start: 7:00 p.m.

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Amazons and Heroes (m, v, x)

What makes a hero a hero? And what does gender have to do with it? Along with Susanne Borowski and Maaike Meijer, at Spui25 they investigate these issues from the perspective of classical literature and gender studies. With a poetic intermezzo by Kyrke Otto.

Start: 8:00 p.m.

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Ambitious and female: golden combination or disaster scenario?

The Thomas invites you to start a conversation. With, among others, the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Elske Doets, the journalist and author Liesbeth Staats and the director of the church Rosaliene Israel. They will speak among themselves and with the public, led by Tabitha van Krimpen. “Is equality between men and women in 2022 as evident as once thought? Sharpen your opinion and inspire others, come and listen and participate in the discussion”, according to the organizers.

Start: 8:00 p.m.

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International Women’s Day South

An evening program on International Women’s Day will be held on March 8 at CC Amstel in Amsterdam South. The event is organized in collaboration with the Municipality of Amsterdam. Don’t forget to register.

Start: 18:30

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Damn honey

“Your favorite feminist podcast is coming to the DeLaMar Theater! Damn, Honey is the podcast about all the shit you have to deal with as a woman of this time”, said the creators of this podcast.

Start: 8:00 p.m.

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North Amsterdam women

Everyone is welcome to follow this Pakhuis De Zwijger live stream. Under the leadership of moderator Sarita Bajnath, they will present the North Women’s Agenda 2021-2022 and hold a panel discussion on women’s financial independence. People can answer and ask questions through chat.

Start: 10:00 a.m.

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women and music

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021, they organize a round table at the OBA on the theme of Women and music.

Start: 10:00 a.m.

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Morning Drink International Women’s Day

On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, attention will also be paid to International Women’s Day 2022 at the Tolhuistuin! The “Nordic Women’s Presentation Network” will take place in North Amsterdam. Women can come and have a cup of coffee or tea. The Tolhuistuin offers something delicious to accompany. Read more about what else needs to be done.

Start: 08:00 hours

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Lifestyle

Conviviality, food and drink, music and goodie bags with surprises and important information for women.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2022 IN AMSTERDAM

#the collector collects

The #devercollectievrouw collecting action has been created for people in Amsterdam who have very few menstrual products. Under the motto ‘say no to menstrual poverty and participate’ you can donate menstrual products. See brochure for more information…

International Women's Day 2022 in Amsterdam

Street action by Markant

Markant’s street action takes place in the informal spotlight in Nieuw Sloten. In this action she congratulates the women on the street and pays attention to the caregivers.

Start: 13:00

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nisa for nisa

Nisa for Nisa organizes a day of pampering at the Van Eesterenzaal. They do it on the basis of no less than 14 workshops.

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woman and candle

International Women’s Day is organized at Vrouw & Vaart throughout the week. All kinds of fun things are happening! Think of exhibitions, theater, cycling and others.

Multiple dates and times

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Power relations and position of women in the labor market

In the context of International Women’s Day and on the eve of the municipal elections, the Association of Turkish Women in Amsterdam (ATKB) and the Ru Pare Community jointly organize the meeting ‘Power relations and position of women in the labor market ‘ .

Start: 5:00 p.m.

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women’s law shop

The Women’s Law Workshop for all legal issues is organizing a street action in square 40-45. You can come get free legal advice!

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Foundation for Home Empowerment

Home Empowerment Foundation is going to pamper women. They do it with a beautiful documentary film and various workshops.

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SAAM AND BESMA

SAAAM & BESMA organize a cozy meeting with beautiful and inspiring stories, a dinner and also a Bingo.

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Women’s Day in Amsterdam West

Also in the Western district they join the International Women’s Day 2022. Speeches are given and meetings are organized.

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southeastern women

New Metropolis Southeast and Amsterdam Museum celebrate International Women’s Day with ‘Women of the Southeast’. After the success of four previous conversations, they are now speaking with eight other Women from the Southeast about their work, life and dreams.

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neighborhood light

Buurtlicht artists have made 80 portraits of women from the neighborhood. On Tuesday, March 8, portraits of women from the neighborhood will appear at the Watertoren near Cradam.

Start: 7:30 p.m.

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Wednesday March 9

The wage gap can be closed

In De Balie, they take a closer look at the fact that men and women still receive unequal pay. According to the cultural center, a woman earns much less than a man in working life. And that as long as they work the same amount of hours….

Start: 8:00 p.m.

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Sunday March 13

Exploring the female body

At Melkweg, a two-part program is being organized that is entirely dedicated to female sexual pleasure. First there is an Erotic Embroidery Workshop by Bho Roostermanen at MILK and then the film The Dilemma of Desire is seen.

Start: 2:00 p.m.

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It only remains for us to wish everyone a wonderful International Women’s Day 2022 in Amsterdam!

Rik Verkaik, Leisure Amsterdam

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