In honor of the International Women's Day, March 8, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree conferring the honorary title Ene mA�hri (Maternal tenderness) on women who gave birth to and raised eight or more children.
A ceremony honoring more than 200 awarded women was held at the Center for Public Organizations in Ashgabat. Also, large families were given the keys to comfortable apartments.
At the ceremony, it was noted that the protection of legal rights and interests of women, the provision of state benefits to them, the provision of conditions for a decent life, the enhancement of their role in public and political life are important factors for the sustainable development of the Turkmen state and society.
Festive events dedicated to the International Women's Day on March 8 are held in all regions of Turkmenistan.