CIWU Celebrates International Women’s Day!

By Wijepala Weerakoon

Commercial & Industrial Workers Union celebrated the International Women’s Day at Katunayake on March 7, 2021. This was held at “Kedella”, Amandoluwa. Chief Guest of the event was Mrs. Ermiza Tegal, a prominent Human Rights Lawyer. Trade Union leaders and workers addressed the meeting. Workers committed to take the leadership to win workers rights.

Prior to the meeting there was a joint picketing campaign organized by CIWU, TGCWU and several Women’s organizations such as Da-Bindu collective, RED, Stand-up Movement, Shramabhimani Centre etc. Leaders of Ceylon Bank Employees Union, CMU and several other Trade Unions participated in this event.

International Women’s Day at Katunayake on March 7, 2021