Sawa, 09 March 2022- International Women’s Day, 8 March was enthusiastically celebrated in Sawa under the theme “Principled Belief for Timely Imperative!”
The commemoration event in which students of the 13th round of the Vocational Training Center, students of Technical School as well as staff members of the Sawa National Service Training Center took part featured sports and general knowledge competitions as well as cultural and artistic performances.
Indicating that Eritrean woman is the symbol of perseverance, courage and heroism, Let. Col. Temesgen Samuel, Deputy Commander of the Sawa National Service Training Center, said that the issue of gender equality of Eritrean women has been addressed through their sacrifice and hard work.
Stating the role of the Eritrean women in the struggle to ensure and preserve Eritrean identity and values, Ms. Zeineb Amir, student at the Vocational Training Center, said that the backward attitude of the Eritrean society on gender issues has been transformed and that gender equality of Eritrean women has been realized.
Ms. Zeineb also presented the official statement of the National Union of Eritrean Women issued in connection with the International Women’s Day.