The aim of the event, to be held at MBPJ's headquarters in Jalan Yong Shook Lin, she said, was to empower and encourage women with disabilities to play an active role in society. She said they would benefit from the forums, seminars, exhibitions and activities.
The activities include a talk by a multi-talented disabled female entrepreneur, wheelchair dance performances, a handicraft making demonstration and a lucky draw with attractive prizes.
Participants will learn about self breast examination, and have their blood pressure and body mass index checked.
They will receive goodie bags, lipsticks and MBPJ health clinic cards. will also be given away to participants.
The event is organised by MBPJ, Women with Disabilities Association Malaysia (Pewakum), Beautiful Gate Foundation, Society for Independent Living For Disabled Persons Selangor and Parents with Disabilities Malaysia Association.
Tiew said transport would be provided. She said the goal was to attract more than 100 participants.
Pewakum president Bathmavathi Krishnan said the council was the first local authority to initiate the idea of honouring women with disabilities in conjunction the International Women's Day.