The celebration will begin March 20 with an interactive event called "Butcher Your Body Image." The event will be held in Renner Too at 8:30 p.m. and will be headed by Deana Ekas, Bethany College's counselor.
On Wednesday, March 21 "Celebrate Women" will be held to recognize and honor the well-respected women of Bethany with various acts performed by talented Bethany students. The event will take place in Renner Too at 7:00 p.m.
Alpha Xi Delta and Amnesty International will co-sponsor "Week of Action" beginning on Monday, March 26 with a movie night featuring the Oscar nominated film Hotel Rwanda. The movie will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Maxwell's.
Continuing the celebration a candlelight vigil, "Take Back the Night," will be held on Wednesday March 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the outdoor classroom. Human Rights Lawyer, Lisa Johnson-Firth, will speak on women's rights. Firth serves as the campaign coordinator for Amnesty International's Stop Violence Against Women in Virginia and manages a full time nonprofit career handling cases through her organization, True Empowerment Now, located in Washington D.C.
To conclude Women's History Month a campus safety walk will commence on Richardson Lawn beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday March 29.
To support the campaign to eradicate violence against women, purple ribbons will be available in the cafeteria to wear during the "Week of Action."