International Women’s Day celebrations
Asmara, 08 March 2021- International Women’s Day, 8 March has been enthusiastically celebrated inside the country and abroad under the theme “Eritrean Woman: Pillar of Resistance and Development”.
At the celebration event held in Khartoum, The Sudan, the Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy, Mr. Ibrahim Idris said that the Eritrean women have played a significant role in realizing national independence and safeguarding the national sovereignty and that they have been practically able to realize their equality.
Ms. Eden Taddese, Chairperson of the National Union of Eritrean Women branch in Khartoum and its environs on her part gave an extensive briefing on the effort being conducted to develop the capacity of women and transfer the noble values of the Eritrean women to the young generation.
Similar celebration events have been also organized in Gedaref, Kassala and Port-Sudan regions.
In related news, at a virtual celebration event held in Jeddah in which the head of the Eritrean Consulate office took part, Ms. Nura Haj Ali, head of the union branch, said that the National Union of Eritrean Women in cooperation with the Government of Eritrea are giving priority to developing the all-round capacity of women.
International Women’s Day was also celebrated by nationals residing in Juba, the Republic of South Sudan, Kuwait, and Israel.