International Women’s Day 2021 in Barking and Dagenham

March is here, and we’re into the second week of Women’s Empowerment Month! Earlier this week we marked International Women’s Day with a very special conversation between our newly elected Young Mayor and our female Cabinet Members who shared their experiences and wisdom – it’s really worth a watch, check it out here.

Now in its seventh year, Women’s Empowerment Month is a month-long programme of events celebrating the contribution that women and girls make to the borough, and you’re all invited. Events throughout the month include creative sessions such as poetry and writing workshops, through to debates a