From: Yared Tesfay (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Oct 14 2009 - 11:49:14 EDT
PRESS & MEDIA
A Conference to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of the NUEWNational Union of Eritrean Women
in London , UK
16-18 October 2009
The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) was established in 1979. In its current form, the NUEW is an autonomous non-governmental organization dedicated to improving the status of Eritrean women.The NUEW seeks to ensure that all Eritrean women confidently stand for their rights and equally participate in the political, economic, social,and cultural spheres of the country and share the benefits.
The NUEW 30th Anniversary in London UK, takes place at a time of great historical and cultural significance to Eritreans. It will depict the socio-economic and traditional values of the people of Eritrea, and promises to be an unforgettable must-see event for all.
The Conference will remain open to the public from Friday 16th October until Sunday 18th October 2009. The Conference will feature a variety of speakers who will be addressing various topics of interest to Eritrean women. "Law & Woman in Eritrea" By High Delegation of the Eritrean Government
"Exile and the Eritrean Woman - positive & negative cultural, economic, social, and political of exile" Sophia Tesfamariam, Director of US Foundation for Horn of Africa
"Contribution of Eritrean Women in the Diaspora"
Mebrat Haile, Chairperson of NUEW Europe
"Communication gap between the 1st & 2nd generation of exiles"
"Influence of Country's on exiles" - Hilary Wenright, Red Paper Editor - Jaya Graves, Seven Voice UK Workshop Discussion on the issues presented in the above paper
Exhibition 30th history of NUEW Arts and Crafts from Eritrea
Cultural Entertainment featuring artist from Asmara Eritrea
Amine Wedi Shawesh
Friday 16th October 2009 @ ST.Mary's Hall305 Camberwell New RoadSE5 - 0TF London 17;00 - 02;00
Saturday 17th October & Sunday 18th October 2009@ Hammersmith Town HallKing Street London W6-9JU12;00 - 02;00
for more information call 07536819406 or visit www.meadna.com
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