The Administrator of Gash-Barka region, Mr. Musa Rab'a, said that the role of women is of vital significance in the government's endeavors to ensure social justice.
In a meeting he conducted with a total of 500 women from all sub-zones in the region, the Administrator pointed out that the prevailing peace and stability in the country, as well as the implementation of all-round development programs are made possible as a result of the paramount role of women. He also called on them to redouble their active participation.
The Chairperson of the National Union of Eritrean Women, Ms. Leul Gebreab, indicated on her part that the Union is striving to enhance the role of women in the on-going development drive through strengthening their organization.
Moreover, the head of NUEW branch in Gash-Barka, Ms. Alem Belai, explained that the branch office is exerting efforts to improve the living standard of needy women. She also urged them to step up efforts to reinforce the activities of the Union.