Written by Tharushan Fernando
15 Dec, 2015 | 10:29 pm
The countrywide campaign Empower the Woman, which is a News1st initiative, entered its thirteenth day on Tuesday.
The journey empowering women, linking them together, and ensuring their protection commenced from Matara on Tuesday.
Women who gathered in the Matara town consented to the need of voicing the concerns of women who help build our nation.
High-ranking officials of the Capital Maharaja Organisation also participated in the event-
The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited Group Director, Anuradha Jayasinghe noted:
We must appreciate the services rendered by the women in our society, especially our mothers and sisters
Matara Municipal Council Urban Commissioner, Senaka Palliyaguru added:
We shelter much responsibility when it comes to dealing with sensitive sectors of society like women and children; and specially we must be cautious when it comes to formulating state policies regarding the rights of women.
Assistant Director of Youth Services Council for Matara District,T.L.L.A. Jayasekara meanwhile stated:
I think that the MTV MBC network always stood for the various social sectors of the country. Therefore, I believe that this programme organised in Matara to empower the women, is a huge success.
A special programme to raise awareness among the women in Matara was held at the auditorium of the District Secretariat’s Office.
The team that began their journey from the North passed the Kalpitiya town on Tuesday. Leaflets were distributed among the women of the area and their inputs were recorded, to be included in the resolution for women that is being prepared.
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