There is no climate justice without gender justice.
#March4Women 2020 brought together over 6,000 people to celebrate International Women’s Day. This year’s event focused on women on the frontline of climate change and partnered with leading organisations including Mayor of London, Friends of the Earth, DEC, UN Women UK and Project Everyone.
The event started at the Southbank Centre with an opening rally, followed by a march through Central London and closing with a finale rally in Parliament Square. Thousands of activists enjoyed speeches from the Mayor of London, Helen Pankhurst, Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), George MacKay (1917), Sandi Toksvig, Himesh Patel (Yesterday), Bianca Jagger, Nicola Coughlan (Derry Girls) and poet Nikita Gill as well as performances from Emeli Sande, Ricky Wilson, RAYE and Lapsley.
The event generated 1032 pieces of press coverage including Evening Standard, The Guardian, Grazia and The Mail on Sunday alongside broadcast highlights on Good Morning Britain, Sky Sunrise and BBC. CARE saw a 123% increase in engagement and a total 3.8m impressions across their social media channels.