Honored Laurimaya Thami on the occasion of International Rural Women Day
In order to honor and congratulate Ms. Lauri Maya Thami who won the international Women’s creativity Rural Life award, 2015 provided by Women’s World Submit Foundation (WWSF), Action Works Nepal conducted a program in coordination with other organizations at Khalanga, Jumla, on 15th of October 2015. The International Ruler Women’s Day, kicked off with rally at morning with the participation of more than 150 participants at Jumla, Khalanga. After rally, a program was conducted in the FNCCI Hall, to honor Ms Thami where there was a significant participation of the government and non-governmental stakeholders, rural and local leaders, district networks, political leaders and media peoples. The Chief Guest of the program, District Judge Mr. Bhanu Bhakta Sharma honored and congratulated Ms. Thami by highlighting about her contribution in the community and handed over certificate. Speakers in the program focuses onlocal women’srightandpromotion of the women from local level and empower them focuses on the promotion of gender equality, reproductive health rights, representation of women in different decision making process and so on. Some expressed that Ms. Thami as a role model real example of her society and also a encouragement for other people. Where the International prize winner Ms. Thami shares her views that she feels honored with this prize and express heartily thanks to WWSF team for selecting her for the prize. With this prize she feels added responsibility towards society and also committed that she will continue to contribute in the society until and unless she could work. She also added some bitter experiences while working in the community and focused that women should be empowered in every sector and there should be full support of other family members too.