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
A National Conference on combating underage marriage in Eritrea was conducted on the 11th of June at Asmara Palace Hotel. The conference was aimed at launching a national campaign to end child marriage in Eritrea once and for all.
The conference was attended by senior government officials, diplomats, religious leaders as well as invited guests.
At the opening session, Mrs. Amina Nur-Hussein, the Minister of Health, underlined that since independence the Government of Eritrea has been tirelessly working to bring an end to child marriage. Minister Amina pointed out that encouraging outcome has been registered so far. She also stressed that more needs to be done to reach the desired result. Continue reading Eritrea Launch Campaign to End Child Marriage