Shamima Ali to deliver keynote address at 3rd FSM Women Conference

Fiji Women?s Crisis Centre Coordinator and Human Rights activist Shamima Ali (pictured) has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the 3rd Federated States of Micronesia Women Conference to be held in Pohnpei from 20 ? 24 October 2014.

Organised by the Pohnpei Women Council, the theme for this year?s conference is ?Maintaining Our Culture to Inspire Change.?

The conference celebrates the progress of FSM women as contributing members of individual communities and as active participants of Micronesian society today. It also highlights their role as strong guardians of culture and their responsibility to embrace today?s challenges in order to secure a better tomorrow.

Ms Ali leaves the country tomorrow for the conference that starts next week.

ROLAND KOROI