This past Sunday, March 8th, Saba civil servants were invited to celebrate International Women’s Day. Womens Day has been celebrated on Saba for the past 10 years and is an event women of the island look forward to. 121 people RSVP’d for the event on Sunday and the majority were in attendence. The theme of the event this year is: "Women and men united to end violence against women and girls"
Commissioner Zagers stated that he was glad to see a good turnout this year for the event.
The event started off with mass at the Sacred Heart Church in The Bottom at 9:00AM. The mass was followed with a brunch and Lollipops restaurant for female civil servants. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the food and time spent together amongst colleagues.
Governments International Womens Day coordinator, Angelita Peterson stated, "It was a pleasure working on this project for the civil servants. I look forward to participating in this event every year"