By Mable Nakibuuka
As part of the national commemorations for the International Women’s Day this year, the parliament of Uganda has commended all female police officers in the country for the great work they are doing.
Today, countries across the world are celebrating the Women’s Day, on which all women are specially appreciated for their contributions towards the existence of humans on earth.
This year, Parliament decided to invite all policewomen and officers to express appreciation for the great work they are doing by selflessly serving their country in a force that is dominated by men.
Shortly after parliament recognizing particular police officers in their different capacities, they assembled at the parliamentary building for a historic photo moment.
The female police officers posing for a group photo
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality.
Marked annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) is one of the most important days of the year to: celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness about women’s equality, lobby for accelerated gender parity and fundraise for female-focused charities.
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