Mzuzu Police women network in corraboration with other women from Plan Malawi, Association of Women in Media (AWOME) northern region chapter, Mzuzu Prison women network today commemorated International women’s day at Katoto Secondary School with the theme Digital for all, innovation and Technology for gender equality.
The international Women’s Day is a global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of Women while also making a call to action for strengthening gender equality and accelerating women’s empowerment.
The event aims to bring women from various sectors of digital technology together to celebrate their achievements in ICT and inspire young girls from secondary schools.
The women have also presented a petition to ministry of Education to increase access of digital technology in secondary schools by constructing more computer science laboratories.
The Representative of the District Council Dr Naomi mulwafu received the petition and she promised that the petition will be directed to the right office.
The cerebration ended up with a football match at Katoto secondary school ground between CY sisters and MK sisters, with the former winning 2 goals to nil.