Indigenous Peoples Organizations celeberate International Women Day

Indigenous Community Support Organization (ICSO)

Dear valuable IPNGOs and Partner,

I’m pleased to announce that in order to join  for an International Women’s Day Celebration on March 8, 2013​, we, ICSO in cooperation with Radio National Kampuchea (RNK) will jointly organize the radio talk show program live on air through Wat Phnom Radio Station FM 105.75 MHz and Frequent AM 918 KHz in every Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM of first and third week of each month (two times per month) under main topic on “Indigenous People Voices”.

On Thursday this week, the radio talk show program will be discussed “Indigenous Women Participation In Community Development” with three honor speakers:

(1) H.E Sywan Butum, Secretary of State of Women Affair

(2) Ms. Kha Sros, Indigenous Right Active Member (IRAM) from Stung Treng Province

(3) Ms. Men Vannavy, Representative from Committee To Promote Women in Politics

If you have any questions/comment regarding to the topic, please feel free to call in show .

Don’t forget to listen the Wat Phnom Radio Station FM 105.75 MHz or Frequent AM 918 KHz on Thursday 07, March 2013 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM of topic on “Indigenous Women Participation In Community Development”

Hope in deeply for your kind contribution and participation to promote Indigenous Women Voices in Cambodia!

2013 Theme: THE GENDER AGENDA: GAINING MOMENTUM

Over time and distance, the equal rights of women have progressed. We celebrate the achievements of women while remaining vigilant and tenacious for further sustainable change. There is global momentum for championing women’s equality.

Good luck for your all.

Kindness regards,

Ms. Chea Daphea

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Forum for Indigenous Perspectives and Action(FIPA)

Community Network Empowerment(CONE)

All Manipur Nupi Manbi Association(AMANA)

Centre for Organisation Research and Education(CORE)

Dear Friends,

March 8 beckons us again and we shall once again rise to this momentous occasion. It is our pleasure to invite you for the Observation of International Women’s Day 2013 on 8th March 2013. The global theme of this year as announced by the United Nations Organisation (UNO) is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”. Keeping this UN theme as the background for our activities, we have collectively decided on work on “The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum” for the observation in Imphal. Thousands of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.

Four organizations namely Centre for Organisation Research and Education(CORE), Forum for Indigenous Perspectives and Action(FIPA), Community Network Empowerment(CONE) and All Manipur Nupi Manbi Association(AMANA) shall be organising the event jointly, and we are getting more partners as we write this letter and the final list shall be communicated to you.

The programme is a composite event which will revolve around Indigenous women and their status in the society. The programme will be marked by songs and other art forms including a quiz with surprise gifts on HIV/AIDS and women related issues. Each item will elucidate and consolidate the momentum gained by women in the various struggles in terms of policy and programme.
A special contemporary dance recital on the theme of women will also be showcased.

We hope that you will join us.

Venue: Singjamei Super market Complex
Time: 1pm-5pm
Date: 8th  March 2013

Thanking you in anticipation,
In solidarity,

(Immanuel Varte)        (Nandini Thockchom)

Convenor                          Co-Convenor

Organising Committee

Observance of International Women’s Day 2013

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