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President Halonen takes part in the biggest equality event in Britain on International Women’s Day 2019

Women of the World festival celebrates women and girls for two days over the International Women’s Day at the Southbank Centre London. President Halonen will participate in a panel discussion about global feminism with speakers including singer Annie Lennox and anti-FGM activist Nimiko Ali.

The first WOW – Women of the World festival was launched by Jude Kelly CBE at Southbank Centre in 2010. Nowadays WOW is an international movement that focuses on celebrating women and girls and looking at the obstacles that prevents them from achieving their potential.