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I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie hereby proclaim
March 8-15, 2015 asInternational Women's Day/Week
WHEREAS; International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8th and a request is made to proclaim the week of March 8 to 15th , with the aim of taking the time to reflect on the contributions women have made and continue to make to make their communities and countries better places in which to live, work and grow; and
WHEREAS;   International Women’s Day/Week is a time to uphold women’s achievements, recognize challenges, focus greater attention on women’s rights and gender equality, encourage and mobilize all people to do their part to bring about positive change; and
WHEREAS;   International Women’s Day and Week is a time to envision a world where each woman and girl can exercise her choices, such as participating in politics, getting an education, having an income, and living in societies free from violence and discrimination.
THEREFORE, I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie, do hereby proclaim the week of March 8th to 15th 2015 to be “International Women’s Day/Week”.

- Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of BARRIE

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