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John Keells Foundation commemorates International Women’s Day in Mullaitivu

8 Mar , 2019,
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John Keells Foundation organized an awareness session on preventing gender-based violence for the women’s societies of Iranaipalai and Puthumathalan of the Mullaitivu District in the lead up to International Women’s Day. The session was organized as part of John Keells Foundation’s Project WAVE – a long term initiative aimed at combatting gender based violence and child abuse through education and awareness creation comprising employees of the Group, strategic communities and the general public. The session was conducted by two external gender trainers, Kumari Idamegama and V Weerasingham on 4th March 2019 at Puthumathalan Community Centre with the participation of 35 women.The programme was well- received by the participants and the success of the session was apparent through the active participation of the audience.