International Women's Day 2010

She Sings Songs – Battersea on 10th March

Posted in 2010 03 10, London by womeninlondon on 9 March 2010

10th March 2010 from 19.30 to 21.00
The Battersea Barge 9 Elms Lane, London, SW8 5BP
(020 7498 0004)
P Bee Productions: Talent fuelled through generosity

Help us celebrate International Women’s Day with a night of theatre showcasing up and coming female stars of the London theatre scene.

It will be a night comedy, drama and all round entertainment as well as raising funds for well deserving charities making a difference in the lives of women both here in London and around the world.

A21 stands for abolishing injustice in the 21st Century. Trafficking in women is the second largest global organized crime today, generating approximately US$12 billion a year. There 1.39 million victims of commercial sexual servitude worldwide. Over 25% of these victims are trafficked from Southern and Eastern Europe. Scholars have labelled this the “fourth wave in Human Trafficking” and the forefront of today’s global trafficking efforts.120,000 women and children are trafficked each year into EU member states, and 90 percent end up in the sex industry.

There is an estimated 20,000 women and girls trafficked into the Greek sex industry, Greece has been labelled, “the centre of trafficking in Europe.” In the coming year A21 look forward to opening a restoration home in Bulgaria which will provide support for women to re-enter society as well as a Crisis centre in the Ukraine. (For more information see

Refuge are committed to helping abused women across London. Every woman and child experiencing domestic violence has different needs – there is no single package of services to meet those needs, no ‘one size fits all’. Instead Refuge offers a range of services which increases women’s choices and gives them access to professional support whatever their situation. Refuge provide a 24hr National Domestic Violence Helpline, refuges and safe houses, outreach services as well as culturally specific services that meet the needs of women from all backgrounds experiencing abuse.(For more information see

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