KATHMANDU, March 8: On the occasion of 108th International Women's Day, a parade was held here in the capital on Thursday.
The parade organized by the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare began from Bhrikutimandap and passed through Bhadrakali temple, Sahid gate, New Road and converged into a corner meeting at the Shanti Batika in Ratnapark.
Participants of the rally carried placards calling for an end to violence against women, human trafficking and building peace at home for world peace.
Speaking at the event, Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Thammaya Thapa called for women to be united to end violence against women.
The IWD is being observed across the globe since February 28, 1909.