Queen mother interacts with women workers


Jan 20: Eldest Queen mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck held interaction with the members of Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in New Delhi on Tuesday.

She expressed happiness for being able to interact with the womenworkers. the women workers were also excited and showed her variety of their products.

“Today I’m very happy to be here in SEWA to meet all the ladies, the ladies of confidence, ladies of progress, ladies of compassion, ladies for keeping all your skills in embroidery, your so many other skills, agriculture based, information technology (IT) based, the farmers, those who do much to make a better living for your selves and your children,” said Wangchuck.

SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. It is an organization of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labor or small businesses and not as regular employee with welfare benefits like the organized sector.

Wangchuck is currently in personal visit to India.