Friday, February 25, 2022


Empowering the fundamental rights of women and empowering them to uplift their livelihood is a significant role of the women's movement of the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement. Realizing this task, the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement provided livelihood assistance to 15 women headed households and selected 06 women leaders in the Batticaloa District on December 20th, 2020. The event was held at the Batticaloa District Fisheries Office.
In the Batticaloa District, women are engaged in animal husbandry such as goat and poultry. They are also involved in dress making housewives are also engaged in these industries in order to empower the livelihood of women, equipment’s and animals were given to improve their livelihoods through these industries. Today, Batticaloa Rural Women's Committees create district women's activities and encourage women's income streams. The main objective of this program was to create a self-sufficient by raising the income level of the housewife in Batticaloa.
Mr. Anthony Jesudasan, Coordinator of Peace and Reconciliation for the People, of the National Fisheries solidarity Movement.
Mrs. Lavina Hasanthi, Women's Affairs Coordinator of the National Fisheries solidarity Movement
Mr. P. Shashikara , Coordinator of the District fisheries organization in Batticaloa and Miss, Nirosha community animator was also present on the occasion.


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