The 40th anniversary commemoration of the founding of the National Union of Eritrean Women was held in Asneda, Anseba region, at regional level.
Keren, 15 November 2019- The 40th anniversary commemoration of the founding of the National Union of Eritrean Women was held in Asneda, Anseba region, at regional level.
The event was attended by Ms. Leul Gebreab, Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Government and PFDJ officials as well as a number of residents in the area.
Ms. Amna Hassan, head of the National Union of Eritrean Women branch in the Anseba region, said that effort is being exerted to empower women in all sectors and to realize the participation of young women in the activities of the union.
Indicating that the union that was set up 40 years ago in Arag was the result of the struggle and steadfastness of the Eritrean women, Mr. Rezene Adonai, Secretary of the PFDJ in the region, called for reinforced role and contribution for total emancipation of women.
Mr. Osman Adm, administrator of the Asmat sub-zone, on his part said that the 40th anniversary of the founding of the NUEW is unique for it is being celebrated at the time of new era unfolding and called for transferring the noble values to the young generation.
The commemoration event was highlighted by cultural and artistic programs portraying the history and contribution of Eritrean women.