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International Women’s Day Celebrations

3R Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, 3R (Respect, Relax and Respond) presents 3R Day. This event is co-organised by Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) and All Women’s Action Society (AWAM) and supported by the Women and Family Development Ministry. Main sponsors are Kotex and Loreal. Other sponsors include Putra LRT, Motorola, Nestle, Canon, The Bodyshop, Telekoms and Nike. Official broadcast stations are TV3 and Astro Ria.

The theme for this event is Stop Violence Against Women.

Where and When?

This one day event will take place at:

Time: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Date: Saturday, 9 March 2002
Venue: KLCC Park (concourse area at the fountains)

What happens on 3R Day?

Treasure Hunt
This whole day event begins with a Treasure Hunt where participants in teams of three people will take part in a Treasure Hunt which involves using the Putra LRT as a mode of transportation. There will be 3 categories – Open, Corporate and School Girls. For the Open and Corporate Category,at least one member of the team must be female.

The Treasure Hunt is a fundraising activity where all the entry fees will go to AWAM and WAO. Entry fees are RM90 per Open Category team and RM1000 per Corporate Category team. For more information on the Treasure Hunt and how you can participate, go to 3R’s website.

Marching Band and Cheerleading Competition
Kotex will be organising an Inter School Marching Band and Cheerleading Competition where participants from 10 girls’ school around Klang Valley will be invited to participate. Each school will be given 10 to 15 minutes to perform their routine and judging will be based on creativity, relevance to the theme of “Stop Violence Against Women” and “Kotex Cares”.

Exhibition Booths, Videowall
Throughout the entire day, the public can pop by any of the exhibition booths set up by WAO, AWAM, Loreal, Kotex and other corporate sponsors. WAO & AWAM’s booth will be focusing on domestic violence and rape. There, you can find out more about Violence Against Women, what it is all about, and what you can do to help. There will also be a videowall showing videoclips on the issue of violence against women and 3R episodes.

Outdoor Concert
The day will end with a splash as Sheila Majid, Sarimah, Camelia, Annuar Zain, Ning Baizura, Too Phat, Synergy and many more artistes come together to perform and speak out against Violence Against Women. They will be performing songs around the theme as well as in celebration of the empowerment of women. YB Dato’ Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Minister of Women and Family Development will officiate the concert with a poem.

Itenary for 3R Day

11:00 am Exhibition Booths Open
12:00 pm to 1:00 PM Registration for Tresure Hunt Participants
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Briefing for Treasure Hunt Participants
2:00 PM Treasure Hunt Participants are flagged off
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Kotex School Band Competition
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM Presentation of Answers to Treasure Hunt Participants
8:30 PM Announcement and Prizes for the Winners
8:45 PM Concert begins!
11:00 PM Event ends

International Women’s Day is a day of celebration for women everywhere – in recognition of their struggles, their victories and their future.
Join us in this event, have fun, and do your bit in the empowerment of women!

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