Cyryx College Hosts a Session on Gender Discrimination for the Students

Cyryx College hosted a session on the topic “Gender Discrimination” for the students on 26th January 2014. The session was taken by Mrs.Aminath Shirani Naeem who is one of the leading facilitators on gender equality and women’s human rights issues in the Maldives. She is the Director of the Ministry of Health and Gender, and a member of the Executive Board of Hope for Women, an NGO working to address women’s rights in the Maldives.

Mrs.Aminath has over 10 years of experience in working with gender issues in the Maldives and has also worked closely with UNDP on community livelihood developmental projects. In the session, she stressed the issues women face in their social and work life and the importance of empowering women in society.