David Tennant has been announced as one of the inspirational speakers at the March4Women International Women's Day event in London on March 3rd at Westminster Central Hall.
The family focused uplifting afternoon of speeches, entertainment, solidarity and action will also include speeches from singer Annie Lennox and writer and women's rights activist Helen Pankhurst and gender equality champions who have challenged the law to change the world: lawyer and women's rights activist, Shola Mos-Shogbamimu; FGM campaigner, Leyla Hussein, Gina Martin, the activist who made upskirting illegal; and Lady Brenda Hale, the first woman President of the UK Supreme Court.
Musical performances will come from Beverley Knight, Bond Quartet, Urban Voices Collective and David Arnold.
Event organisers CARE International UK tweeted about how important it is to gender equality to have the support of high profile men like David.
Men & boys must be part of the conversation about gender equality. We're delighted to announce the actor David Tennant will be speaking at #March4Women! Get your ticket now. https://t.co/bYtvCRM634 pic.twitter.com/iFNLjp7iZM— CARE InternationalUK (@careintuk) February 16, 2019
March4Women aims to celebrate the progress made towards gender equality and take forward the global fight for gender equality by asking participants to join in calling for a worldwide treaty to protect women everywhere from violence and harassment in the workplace.
Tickets are available to the event at a cost of £5 plus a voluntary donation.
Visit the CARE website to find out more about the work that they do to fight poverty and empoer women and girls worldwide.