Eritrean women assume responsibility families of martyrs
Asmara, 12 April 2016- The Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare disclosed that Eritrean women residing in Uppsala, Sweden, also known as “Martyrs Trust Group” assumed responsibility for assisting 65 families of martyrs.
In 2015 the members of the group contributed 57,600 Kroner in addition to the 316,800 Kroner they previously contributed.
They also called on every Eritrean to contribute the level of their capacity to the noble cause.
Youth receive training in various vocational skills
Asmara 12 April 2016:- 51 disadvantaged youth from different sub-zones of the Maekel region graduated on 7 April 2016 following vocational training that lasted for 7 months.
The training program included steel and metal works, management and accounting. The training was provided at the Sembel Wood and Metal Works factory.
Mr. Samson Haile indicated that the training was given to help the youth improve their living standards.
The manager of Sembel Wood and Metal Works factory, Mr. Michael Gebremeskel said that the courses were provided by experts in the field. “If put to practical use, the trainings will make a difference in their daily lives!”, he added.
The chairman of NUEYS Mr Salih Ahmedin also said that the union will enhance the training program alongside partners.
Progress registered in Gender equality in Eritrea: NUEW President
Asmara, 12 April 2016:- President of the NUEW Mrs. Tekea Tesfamichael disclosed the commendable achievements Eritrea recorded in ensuring gender equality, which has proved exemplary to different countries.
She made the remark following her participation in the UN 60th Assembly of the Commission of Women Affairs which was held in New York from 14-22 March.
She further indicated that the experience Eritrean women gained in the struggle for independence has added impetus to the current progress achieved in the national fight against Gender based stereotypical attitudes.
Different videos and commentaries were presented at the meeting that highlighted the struggle for gender equality in Eritrea and the achievements recorded thus far in the prohibition of FGM and underage marriage.
Mrs. Tekea Tesfamichael also met and discussed issues of relevance with members of NUEW in New York. Shabait