The NUEW, with 200,000 signed-up members, is by far the largest of the three popular sectoral associations.
The NUEW's main focus is on poor rural and urban women, who make up the bulk of the organisation's members and among whom land ownership has long been the central issue.
Also speaking at the meeting, the Chairperson of the NUEW
Reports indicated that the endeavors being exerted by the NUEW
branch in Sweden with a view to enhancing its organizational capacity have witnessed remarkable outcome.
branch in Goluj sub-zone indicated that the introduction of smoke-free stove Adhanet has gained momentum in the locality in line with the growing awareness on the part of women to this end.
members residing in the UK have expressed readiness to back up national development endeavors on the basis of enhancing organizational capacity.
The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW
) s branch in Keren city held 3rd Conference during which it assessed the 3-year activities as regards organizational capacity, community sensitization targeting harmful customary practices and antenatal as well as postnatal care, among others.
Leul Gebreab, Chairperson of NUEW
, indicated that the initiative being taken by the members of NUEW
in the Central region is continuation of the efforts by the Eritrean women to ensure all rounded development of the country standing alongside members of the EDF.
Both committees are composed of members from regional/sub-regional administration, branch/sub-branch ministry of Agriculture, members of the NUEW
and members of the target community.
members residing in the city of Houston are engaged in extensive preparations for the 22nd national Independence Day anniversary celebrations.
Letekidan Woldegabir, head of the NUEW
branch in the sub-zone, and Capt.
Rishan Kidane from the Agriculture Ministry s branch in Serejeqa sub-zone pointed out that the program is being implemented in collaboration with the NUEW
with a view to ensuring extensive adoption of the smokeless stove, and that around 7,000 families have already become its beneficiaries.