The free eye check-ups will be offered on March 7 for women to mark the 108th International Women’s Day at the Lao Women Training Centre (Ban Phonthan), according to President of the Lao Women’s Union, Ms Inlavanh Keobounphan.
The eye checkup is among activities arranged by the Lao Women’s Union (LWU) to mark the 108thInternational Women’s Day (Mar 8, 1910-2018).
On March 8, people around the world observe International Women’s Day � a day to commemorate the struggle for women’s rights and celebrate the political, social, economic and cultural achievements of women throughout history.
This year celebration is under the theme Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives.
Another planned activity is a charity cycling (Bike for Her) co-organised by the LWU and the Family Magazine. The cycling will start at 5:00 am from Victory Arch (Patouxay) and to Mekong Riverside Road, according to Ms Inlavanh.
There will be a meeting on Mar 7 along with trade fair and other activities at the Lao Women’s Training Centre in Vientiane.
I would like to encourage general public members to join the events we have scheduled to celebrate the International Women’s Day, said Ms Inlavanh.
Source: Lao News Agency