Empower the Woman campaign touches lives in Puttalam, Ratnapura

Empower the Woman campaign touches lives in Puttalam, Ratnapura

Empower the Woman campaign touches lives in Puttalam, Ratnapura

Written by Staff Writer

14 Dec, 2015 | 3:27 pm

Women deserve the same respect and protection, as the rest of the society.

The Empower the Woman Campaign, which is organised by News 1st, Sirasa and Shakthi aimed at empowering women with equality and security, is carried out together with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Police, Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government, District Secretariats and Divisional Secretariats.

One of the two teams of the Empower the Woman programme, which commenced from both the North and South, commenced its journey from Ratnapura on Monday.

The campaign commenced from the clock tower in Ratnapura at  9 a.m. on Monday. Several women who participated in this programme were educated on the cause.

The other team which commenced their journey from the North, commenced today’s leg of the campaign in the Puttalam town.

Women who gathered at the city’s main bus stand where the programme commenced this morning, were given a platform to put forward their issues and concerns.

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