Women cel­e­brate

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS -

The Busi­ness and Pro­fes­sional Women Mana club cel­e­brated its as­so­ci­a­tion with other in­ter­na­tional clubs with a can­dle-light­ing cer­e­mony ear­lier this month.

The Mana club was joined by the Up­per Hutt club and An­gela McLeod, who rep­re­sented the in­ter­na­tional fed­er­a­tion.

Philip­pines am­bas­sador Vir­ginia H Be­navidez, spoke about how im­por­tant it was to ad­vo­cate for those who had no voice, or who were op­pressed and un­able to speak out.

She con­grat­u­lated the Mana club for the work it does lob­by­ing on is­sues that af­fect women. Be­navidez lit a can­dle to sym­bol­ise light­ing the way for the fu­ture.

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