Women rise against violence on their National Day

Womencontinue to rise against violence. On National Womenrsquo;s Dayon Monday, more than a hundred women inthe Nationsrsquo; Capital gthered once again to bring this message across.

Led bythe NCD Council of Womenthey marched from Beroko’s Tabari Place tothe Jack Pidik Park with placards beatring anti-violence slogans.

They saidtheir struggle to end all forms of violence against women has been for years, andthey will continue this fight.

Mrs Tua also saidtheir fight to getthe Bell onthe Twenty-two reserved seats for women is an ongoing one and women’s hould stand togther for this in future.

National President ofthe National Council of Women Scholar Kakas featured on EMTV’s Tok Piksa program on Sunday night said women wanthe final reading of this bill to be done in this parliament session.

None ofthe invited guests including Minister for Community Development Loujaya Toni were present for the occasion.

However, President ofthe NCD Council of WomenMaria Andrews said that did not dampentheir spirit asthey bravedthe heat ofthe sun to observe this day.

She saidthe day has been celebrated nation-wide and thank all women who participated in observing this day.

Ruth Rungula, National EMTV news

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