Today is International Women’s Day

Sunday, 08 March 2015 - 8:55

The theme is 'make it happen', a theme aimed at encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.

Sri Lanka commemorates International Women’s Day under the theme a better country for women.

President Maithripala Sirisena in a message issued in view of International Women’s Day stated that priority has been given to fulfill women’s rights at a time drastic changes are taking place in the Sri Lankan society.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe issuing a message said that it is the responsibility of the collective society to offer due respect, care and love to women and involve her in a progressive social journey.