Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity

March 8, 2015 - Bangkok, Thailand
Around-the-World/2015/Thailand
By: Delia Javanasundra, WFWPI UN Representative in Bangkok

WFWP Thailand - International Women's Day

WFWPI-Thailand was invited by the Office of the Governor of Saraburi Province, two hours from Bangkok by car to celebrate together the International Women's Day 2015. It was a half day program with the theme "Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity" held at Nongnak, Nongkhaen District, Saraburi Province. Six WFWP representatives participated in the celebration.

At the event in the province, each local women organization had the possibility to display information about their work. The WFWPI booth exhibited brochures and sold souvenirs such as beautiful cards and Mother's Heart Network T-shirts.

The program included an exhibition, organized to showcase the activities of women's groups in enhancing the qualities of life in their community and the province. It also honored outstanding women leaders. Furthermore, a forum was held about the role of dialogue and how to strengthen the network parties to contribute to society, Thailand women's development plans. Mrs. Wilawan Jiamsrisakul, Director of Social Development and Human Security of Saraburi together with two other women leaders from Nongkhae District spoke. Mrs. Delia Javansundara, Advisor, WFWP-Thailand shared about the activities of  WFWP together with Mrs. Supaporn Matsui, the new Secretary-General of WFWP-Thailand.

Mrs. Delia Javanasundara, Advisor, WFWPI-Thailand
Governor of Saeraburi Prov., Hon. Wichien Puttiwinyu, presiding