On Sunday 8th March 2020, 83 swim groups around the world swam for International Women’s Day raising over £10,000 for charity. Vicky Allen, a key instigator in the #IWDswimrise movement, reports on her swim in Edinburgh.

The message of this year’s International Women’s Day was “each for equal”, and it feels, often, as if we are all equal in the water, in our seas, rivers and lakes. Swimrise is chiefly the brainchild of Anna Deacon, author of Taking The Plunge, and body positivity ambassador Danni Gordon. It was their dream.

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