First Lady visits Djibouti women’s union

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On 19 April 2017 saa 01:10
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The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame and her Djibouti counterpart of, Kadra Mahamoud Haid yesterday visited the association of women in Djibouti known as Union Nationale des Femmes de Djibouti (UNFD).

The visit was attended by hundreds of women from Djibouti and Civil society organizations.

Guests were taken through activities of UNFD in promoting women’s livelihoods, enhancing political participation and economy since the country obtained its independence 40 years ago.

They also visited crafts center of Djibouti women and the center fighting against gender-based violence which provides legal aid and health services to both men and women.

UNFD has also promoted women education among others and is chaired by Djibouti First Lady, Kadra Mahamoud Haid since 2000.

Djibouti obtained independence in 1977.

The First Lady and president Paul Kagame arrived in Djibouti yesterday on a two-day state visit to Djibouti accompanied by other government officials including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, Minsiter of Youth and ICT, Philbert Nsengimana and the Minister of Infrastructure , James Musoni.

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First Ladies Mrs Kadra Mahamoud Haid and Jeannette Kagame arriving at Union Nationale des Femmes de Djibouti (UNFD).