Sr Nelly Leon, Santiago, Chile was one of seven women who received an award for her leadership and work for women’s rights on March 8th International Women Day. Congratulation Nelly, when you are honoured we are all honoured! Read more … Spanish only
The International Women’s Day was an enriching experience for all of us the Temporary Professed sisters in Sri Lanka / Pakistan as we joined with our sisters to take part in a rally organized to commemorate this day. For some of us this was the first time to participate at a rally organized for the women on behalf of the women in our land and all over the world.
Read more and see the photographs The slogans “No to rape”, “Dharma stands for Justice”, Dharma stands for Life”. “Religion cannot tolerate violence against women” Time for Action”, “Wipe out rape from our Land”, Uphold Women’s Rights” etc. are the very same issues being negotiated by member states at Commission on the Status of Women 57th Session. Attached is the text proposed to member states. After one week of negotiations there are many contentious issues to be resolved.