DELIA JAVANASUNDRA, WFWPI UN REPRESENTATIVE IN BANGKOK
MARCH 8, 2015 - BANGKOK, THAILAND
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.