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Gender Parity is the focus for 2019 International Women’s Day on March 8

February 18, 2019

GENDER PARITY IS THE FOCUS FOR 2019 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON MARCH 8

Rothko Chapel and Houston Area Women’s Center present panel on gender equality in Houston

(Houston, Texas) International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across the globe. This year the day marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. To deepen the conversation, Rothko Chapel and the Houston Area Women’s Center (HAWC) have partnered to assemble a panel of researchers for a discussion on “The Gender Parity Divide and Its Impact on Women in Houston.”  The program will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, March 8, at the Houston Area Women’s Center Counseling and Education Campus, 1010 Waugh Drive, Room 202, Houston 77019.  The program is $15 and includes a continental breakfast. Visit http://rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1582  to register for the program.  Use the hashtags #BalanceforBetter and #IWD2019 to share your thoughts about this topic.

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About Rothko Chapel

Currently the Rothko Chapel is closed for renovation and will re-open at the end of the year. The Chapel staff continues its service to the community during the closure with ongoing off-site programs. Visit www.rothkochapel.org to learn more.

 

About Houston Area Women’s Center

The Houston Area Women’s Center works to end domestic and sexual violence and supports all in building safe and healthy lives through advocacy, counseling, education, shelter and support services. Visit https://hawc.org to learn more.  

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