Book on women’s participation and leadership in politics launched
Oct 5 2013
Her Royal Highness Princess, Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, launched an educational research book titled, “Raise Your Hand: Bhutan’s First Elected Women Leaders”, in the capital this morning. The book has been designed as a supplementary resource book for high school students.
The book talks about women’s participation and leadership in politics and governance. The book has stories of some 30 elected women leaders from parliamentary and local government elections in Bhutan. The book aims to inspire young women to become leaders.
The book was designed by KCD productions with funds from Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy. A documentary film on the subject was also launched.