March is International Women’s History Month and is declared as a month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.
Ser Mujer’s goal is to promote the commonality of women’s issues across cultures, to raise awareness of their challenges, and to celebrate their accomplishments and contributions.
Ser Mujer honoring the struggles and successes of women around the world with a series of films, talks, panel discussions and activities throughout San Miguel de Allende. Organized, presented and planned by Mexican, American and Canadian women, Ser Mujer is partnering with the Instituto para las Mujeres Guanajuatenses, UNAM, El Sindicato, La Biblioteca, and Bellas Artes.
As part of the month long activities, Take Back the Night will be offered to the community with the mission of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. Hundreds of events are held in over 30 countries annually. This is the first time in San Miguel. The event will include a march, a speak out with survivors and a security fair open to the entire community.