Myanmar Women’s Day celebrated

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The ceremony to mark the 2021 Myanmar Women’s Day is held in line with COVID-19 health protocols in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement organized a ceremony to mark the 2021 Myanmar Women’s Day in line with COVID-19 health rules yesterday.
The ceremony was attended by the State Administration Council Members, Union Minister, Union Attorney-General, Union Supreme Court Justice, Constitutional Tribunal members, Deputy Ministers, Union Civil Service Board member, CBM Deputy-Governor, Myanmar National Human Rights Commission member, Permanent Secretaries, Directors-General, Deputy Directors-General, Chairman of the Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation, Chairman of the Myanmar Women and Children Development Foundation and officials.
Moreover, the wives of Union Ministers, Chairman of the Union Civil Service Board, CBM Governor, Chairman of the Tatmadaw Peacemaking Committee, members, and Deputy Ministers, Committee Chairpersons of Nay Pyi Taw Council, regions and states, the secretaries and officials among others joined the meeting online.
During the meeting, State Administration Council Chairman Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing delivered an opening speech via video message.
(The opening speech delivered by Chairman of State Administration Council Senior General Min Aung Hlaing is separately covened on page-3)
Then, Chairman of Myanmar National Committee for Women’s Affairs and Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Thet Thet Khine discussed matters pertaining to the work plans for women empowerment, international and regional-level pledges, the celebration of International Women’s Day, formation of working mechanism, implementation of National-level Strategic (2013-2022), preventing and responding to conflict-related sexual violence, enactment of law for the prevention of violence against women, domestic violence, violence against women and set up of Helpline Services for child rape.
She then clarified the responses to gender-based terrorism, financial assistance for these victims, one-stop service centre for women, victims of violence, educating programmes, the opening of women’s vocational training courses in Nay Pyi Taw Council, regions and states, implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, SDG-Goal 5 and activities of ASEAN Committee on Women.
Then, the video clips of women’s empowerment were played.
After that, the officials awarded outstanding women in the respective sectors.—MNA

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