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Celebrating Eritrean Women Stars

Eritrean women demonstrated their mettle in the liberation struggle
“Eritrean women demonstrated their mettle in the liberation struggle through their unparalleled role & heroism. Their hard-won achievements continue to be enhanced and bolstered in independent Eritrea through a raft of meaningful policies and measures” – Yemane G. Meskel

BY BSRAT TESFAY

This March 8, International Women’s Day is unique for Eritreans, especially for Eritrean women who participated in the national liberation movement and women who have been involved in all spheres of nation-building and in the empowerment of women within the national capacity building framework: our mothers (the core of our society or the mothers of the miracle makers and martyrs),Tegadelti (ex-liberation fighters), Hafash wedbat (members of mass organizations). These women are always going to be remembered for their commitment, dedication, and resilience. Continue reading Celebrating Eritrean Women Stars

Eritrean Women Symbolize the Nation’s Spirit

The pillars of Eritrea. (Photo source: @GhideonMusa)

BY BEREKET KIDANE

In various towns and villages, when the Government of Eritrea held mass notifications of its martyrs the women and heroic mothers of Eritrea’s fallen received the martyrdom of their children with ululation and not wailing. Continue reading Eritrean Women Symbolize the Nation’s Spirit

Eritrea: Women Forum Held in Manchester UK

BY EMBASSY MEDIA

On Saturday 30th September 2017, the National Union of Eritrea Women (NUEW) Manchester Chapter organized a forum on education, challenges / opportunities, families and youth to residents of the United Kingdom.

The speaker provide insight into the challenges and opportunities and share some real life case studies to discuss the most pressing issues which the community is facing today in the United Kingdom. Continue reading Eritrea: Women Forum Held in Manchester UK

‘Women Ambassadors Forum’ Held in London

BY EMBASSY MEDIA

A round table discussion on the role of the National Union of Eritrean Women in Diaspora under the theme of ‘Women Ambassadors Forum‘ was organized by the Embassy of the State of Eritrea, held in the city of London. This platform was aimed at providing young Eritrean women professionals the opportunity to engage in a constructive dialogue and to create an effective platform for communication and information sharing. Continue reading ‘Women Ambassadors Forum’ Held in London

Women’s Empowerment and Development: the Eritrean Experience

Eritrea’s Permanent Mission to AU and UNECA in collaboration of the African Union Commission (AUC) organized a seminar to share Eritrea’s experience in regard to the policies adopted and the actions taken to improve the livelihood of women, women’s empowerment and promote gender equality.

By African Union Commission,

In a bid to contribute to the success of the AU theme of the year, the Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to AU and UNECA in collaboration of the African Union Commission (AUC) has today organized a seminar under the theme ”Women’s Empowerment and Development: the Eritrean Experience” to share Eritrea’s experience in regard to the policies adopted and the actions taken to improve the livelihood of women, women’s empowerment and promote gender equality. Continue reading Women’s Empowerment and Development: the Eritrean Experience

From Grassroots Efforts to National Action in Combating Gender-Based Violence in Eritrea

A side-event under the theme “From Grassroots to National Action in Combating Gender Based Violence in Eritrea” took place in New York on 22 March 2016.

By TesfaNews,

The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) and the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations in partnership with the United Nations Country Team in Eritrea organized a side-event under the theme: “From Grassroots to National Action in Combating Gender Based Violence in Eritrea” on 22 March 2016 in New York.

The side-event was held in the margins of the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women aimed at sharing Eritrea’s experience, challenges and achievements in combating all forms of violence against women and girls. Continue reading From Grassroots Efforts to National Action in Combating Gender-Based Violence in Eritrea