The Women Federation in relation to National Fisheries Solidarity Movement
The National Women Federation in relation to National Fisheries Solidarity Movement was conducted with 25 representatives of district women committees in Batticaloa, Mulatheiw, Rathgama, Galle, Polonnaruwa and Negombo at the secretariat of NAFSO on 21.12.2018. Miss.K.P.Padmalatha, President of the National Women Federation welcome the participants and set the objective of the meeting.
The minutes of previous national women federation were presented by Miss. Remalika, Vise Secretary of women federation. President invited to the district committee members to present the progress of the programs which were conducted in 2018. According to the invitation, district women representatives shared their achievements weakness, challenges and future plans. There was a discussion about the commemoration of international women day held in Negombo last march in 2018. National Convener of NAFSO concerned about the responsibility and leadership of the women within the existing political context in the country. Miss. Laveena Hasanthi, National women coordinator highlighted about the training which was conducted to developed the capacities of 100 woman in 2016 and next step of that process as well as the action that there are taking in order to implement the SEDAW recommendations. A. Jesudasan, Coordinator of people to peoples dialog for sustainable development, involved to clarify the way of implementing the women committees in regional, district and national level continually. Finally, Mr. Herman Kumara and Laveena Hasanthi facilitated to prepare an action plan for the first quarter of 2019.