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An Interview with Ms Marielle Sander, UNFPA Representative to Eritrea

‘For me, Eritrea is the best kept secret … and coming here is a totally different experience. This country have accomplished so much without outside support … and I am very surprised that this message is not communicated widely.’

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

In line with the recently held campaign against women discrimination, local media outlets have spoken to Ms. Marielle Sander (Sweden), UNFPA representative in Eritrea. Eritrea Profile presents you a compiled version of the interview Ms. Sander gave to Open Mic. Continue reading An Interview with Ms Marielle Sander, UNFPA Representative to Eritrea

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

A Joyful Day Out at Gahtelai Dam with NUEW

BY SEBLE EPHREM

As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) invited 1000 people to visit the Gahtelai Dam, which is presently under construction.

Neither words nor amateur photos can do justice to the amazing work that is underway to build the first fully concrete 54 million cu.mt. capacity dam that will quench the area from Massawa and all the way to Ghinda and Embatkalla. Continue reading A Joyful Day Out at Gahtelai Dam with NUEW

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

Eritrea Shared its Experience in Combating Gender Based Violence

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 Eritrea Mission to the UN,

The National Union of Eritrean Women 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 Eritrea Shared its Experience in Combating Gender Based Violence

NUEW Remarks at Commission on the Status of Women 2016

Commission on Status of Women celebrates 60th session. The following is remarks made by representative of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW)

Remarks of Ms. Dehab Sulieman
National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW)
During
The Ministerial Round Table on The Elimination of Violence Against Women
The 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
15 March 2016

Madam Chair;

Violence against women is a violation of human rights with serious long and short term consequences not only on victims but also for their families and society at large.

Let me take this opportunity to share with you Eritrea’s experience in the eradication of all forms of violence against women.

Eritrea as a signatory to the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the Right of the Child, has been making strides through relentless efforts to combat and eradicate violence against women and girls, and addressing the conditions that contribute to such violence. Continue reading NUEW Remarks at Commission on the Status of Women 2016

Vocational Training to Enhance Employment Skills for Eritrean Youth

The youth employment skills project in Eritrea that was scaled-up form a pilot project (2007 to 2011) is now fully enhancing the capacity of various vocational training institutions and equip the youth with work skills.

By UNDP Eritrea,

The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) is equipping the youth with vocational skills to help them engage in economic activities and access employment. The trainings are facilitated through the youth employment skills development project in all the six regions of Eritrea. Currently 198 trainees from Keren town and its environs in Anseba region, Eritrea, have benefited from training in graphics, videography, metalwork, woodwork, pottery and electricity installation. Continue reading Vocational Training to Enhance Employment Skills for Eritrean Youth