Talk on Role of Women Leaders in Increasing Resistance to Adversity
Atalk on “Role of Women Leaders in Increasing Resistance to Adversity” was held at the Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on May 14, reported the state-run newspaper The Global New Light of Myanmar. Vice President Henry Van Thio’s wife Dr. Shwe Hlwan delivered an opening speech at the talk. In her opening speech, Dr. Shwe Hlwan said the day’s talk was led by MRCS, and it (MRCS) was the only Red Cross organization in Myanmar. She said that MRCS was formed under MRCS Law as the country’s reserve force in the humanitarian assistance sector. It is providing support and assistance without discriminating with regard to race, religion, political belief and gender with the aim of developing mutual friendship and understanding among human beings and peace in the country and abroad, she said.