Parade in Kathmandu to mark Women's Day (in photos)


Mar 8, 2018-A parade was held in Kathmandu to mark 108th International Women's Day.

The parade organised by the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare began from Bhrikutimandap and passed through Bhadrakali temple, Sahid gate, New Road and converged into a corner meet at the Shanti Batika in Ratnapark.

Participants of the rally carried placards calling for an end to violence against women, human trafficking and building peace at home for world peace.

Speaking at the event, Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Thammaya Thapa called for women to be united to end violence against women.

The IWD is being observed across the globe since February 28, 1909. 

Here are some photos of the march captured by our photographer Prakash Timilsena

Published: 08-03-2018 13:04

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