Bhutanese refugees marked th International Women Day today in all refugee camps under Bhutanese Refugee Women Forum(BRWF) with the slogan “Equal pay for work for equal value”.

Women gathered to mark Int'l Women Day/Photo: Tilak Niroula

BRWF conducted various women development related programmes such as Badminton competition, poem recitation and honor the volunteer refugee women on the occasion of women day.

According to the central program incharge of BRWF Bal Bahadur Ghataney, the main aim to mark such day is to reduce violence against women and also to promote the talents of backward women.

In regard to this day, refugee schools Pancha-Oti Enghlis School and Marigold Academy organized open art competition. Meanwhile, Bhutanese women organized a mass rally in Sanischare refugee camp.