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South Asian Regional Workshop – ‘Together We Can’

Single women elected from the first and second phase of local level elections were honoured at the South Asian Regional Workshop organised in Kathmandu on July 17. The workshop was organised with the theme ‘Together We Can’.

Of the total 60 elected single women, 44 present at the two-day function, were honoured by Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun at a function jointly organised by the single women group, Women for Human Rights (WHR) and South Asian Network for Widows’ Empowerment and Development (SANWED). On the occasion, WHR Founding Chairperson Lily Thapa was awarded the ‘Dayawati Modi Stree Shakti Award’.

Deputy Mayor of Chandannath Municipality (Jumla) Kantika Sejuwal, Deputy Mayor of Namobuddha Municipality (Kavrepalanchowk) Ram Devi Tamang and Bajura’s District Coordination Committee member Radhika Sunar were among those feted on the occasion.