The Women’s Section of the Foochow Association celebrated International Women’s Day on Sunday at the association hall at Jalan Bunga Raya.
In her welcoming speech, Treasurer of the Women’s Section Florence Tang said the event was to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements made by women.
“The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, and as such, we encourage all to do our part to come together to not only celebrate the occasion; but work toward in ensuring that this initiative can be continued throughout the year and beyond,” she said.
The association held various activities and games alongside a banquet. It also presented certificates of appreciations to supporters and volunteers who helped in providing women with a platform to conduct activities that benefitted women in the community.
Chairman of the Foochow Association Tan Tei Tei, permanent honorary advisors and committee members of the association were also present.