March 8 is International Women's Day, and the 3rd Annual, "Join Me on the Bridge", event, organized by Women by Women International, where Women & Men all over the world, meet, united and stand together in demonstration for Women's Rights, and Equality.
Join me on the Bridge campaign started in 2010 when women from Congo and Rwanda joined together on the bridge connecting their two countries, showing that they could build the bridges of peace and hope for the future. This action sparked a massive global movement, and last year they were joined by thousands of people on hundreds of bridges worldwide.
Join me on the Bridge, has a website, where you can join the campaign, and/or simply show your support, by signing up, or become activity involved by organizing your own "Join Me on the Bridge" event or events, which lead up to Join Me on the Bridge event on International Women's Day. Many Pre-Events, have organized and theme events, which all encompass support for Women's Rights & Equality.
For example: MOST cites, where a "Join me on the Bridge” event is taking place, have planned themes and events, addressing Women’s need for Equality,
Puente Lázaro Cárdenas, Jiquilpan Michoacán. México.
Will have the following event, along with the walk and meet:
1. A video of the campaign Join Me on the Bridge and its purposes will be broadcasted.
2. Leaders of Jiquilpan will give their messages for peace.
3.Dressed in white, women and men will walk on the Lazaro Cardenas bridge showing their messages for peace on banners.
4.On the bridge white balloons will be drooped representing our wishes for a more peaceful and safe society.
Washington D.C. The subject of the walk is raise awareness of women's health issues and maternal health. Let's walk together to show solidarity with women around the world who lack what we often take for granted.
Join woMEn On The Book, a Facebook group is celebrating International Women's Day by attempting to have women from each of the 50 states join women around the world celebrate on Facebook for Candlelight Prayer....participants go to toe group wall,
And my favorite, which starts today,
The Women for Women International are hosting, and organizing
Marriage can wait; girl’s education first’
‘Women are peace makers, involve them’.
In South Sudan they want to see the government passing positive information on girls’ education through community forums and media, and leaders making a commitment to address specific issues affecting girls and women.
And many, many more events, held in conjunction with the Walk & Meeting,
“Join Me On The Bridge”, March 8, 2012, International Women’s Day.
If you cannot make the event you, on just what to show your support, you may register for Join Me on the Bridge at: