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Malawi & US Celebrate 101st Anniversary of International Women’s Day

Gladys Kamakanda | manaonline.gov.mw   in  ·
March 13, 2015

Lilongwe, March 11: Malawi’s First Lady Gertrude Mutharika and Ambassador of the United States of America to Malawi, Virginia Palmer on Tuesday led women in celebrating 101st anniversary of International Women’s Day at a cocktail hosted by the US ambassador.

Speaking at the function, Malawi’s first lady said this year marks the 101st anniversary of the first observance of International Women’s Day which in its early years was used to honour the women’s rights movement, including advocating for the right to vote, holding a public office, and end discrimination in the workplace…

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