“International Women’s Day is next week – a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. In year’s past we would celebrate women all week long and host a signature event, Tampon Tuesday.
Tampon Tuesday is an important event that collects thousands of hygiene products while raising awareness in our community. Unfortunately, due to our current Covid Alert Level we are unable to host Tampon Tuesday next week. While we have big plans for an event later this spring, we didn’t want the day to pass without recognizing the importance of access to free and affordable hygiene products in our province.
I invite you, your coworkers, your daughters, your mothers and any other women in your life to join us as we Choose to Challenge the norm and raise awareness for gender equality. If you could, please invite all of the women in your life to take a photo with one of the attached signs supporting access to hygiene products, gender equality or create your own sign using the blank template attached.
Please submit your photos by Monday, March 8th at 12:00 pm.”