🎉🌟 Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024: Investing in Women to Accelerate Progress! 🌟🎉

We are thrilled to share the highlights of a truly inspiring event hosted by the Federation of Sri Lankan Local Government Authorities in partnership with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), and generously supported by Global Affairs Canada.

👩‍🔧 Empowering Women Leaders: Over 100 women leaders, including former women councilors and potential candidates from all nine provinces of Sri Lanka, came together to commemorate International Women’s Day.

🌐 Global Collaboration for Gender Equality: This event symbolized the power of international collaboration in advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. By joining forces with FCM and receiving support from Global Affairs Canada, we are fostering meaningful change on a global scale.

🚀 Theme: Invest in Women; Accelerate Progress: Under this powerful theme, Key note speeches, panel discussions and activities revolved around the importance of investing in women to drive societal progress forward. From recognizing the invaluable contributions of women leaders to exploring ways to further support and empower them, the event was filled with enriching conversations and insights.

💡 Key Takeaways: The event served as a platform to amplify the voices of local women leaders and highlight their pivotal role in shaping communities and driving development. By investing in women, we not only promote gender equality but also unlock the full potential of our societies.

👏 Gratitude: We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all participants, partners, and supporters who made this event a resounding success. Together, we are making strides towards a more inclusive and equitable world.

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