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CORDE celebrates International Women’s Day 2011

Posted April 4th, 2011 by Hamphira with No Comments

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CORDE kicked off it’s celebrations for International Women’s Day on Monday 7th March 2011 by holding community workshops in their Centres of Learning (CCLs) during the evening and the following Tuesday morning. CORDE’s teachers, CCL Directors, the Director of ComED, Miss Reth Sokuntheary, the Executive Director, Mr Hou Sopheap, the Field Coordinator Miss Ing Chanthouerth, village leaders, commune leaders, junior youth and people of all ages from the villages joined CORDE’s celebrations totalling more than 800 participants. The purpose of CORDE’s programs on International Women’s Day was to empower and motivate women in rural Cambodian communities to educate themselves for the workforce and become leaders in their communities promoting gender equality.