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Gender Equality in the Horn of Africa: Social and Economic Development

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Khalili Lecture Theatre,

SOAS, University of London

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A panel discussion by representatives of women’s organisations in the countries of the Horn addressing their countries’ struggle towards gender equality, the progress achieved and the challenges faced.

The discussion aims to provide an insight into each of the country’s unique social and economic dynamics and its effects in the improvement or worsening of women’s position in a patriarchal society.

Speakers:

  • Ms. Yordanos Tekle (former freedom fighter & author)

  • Ms. Saba Gebregiorgis (member of the Eritrean Women’s Organisation)

  • Ms. Juweria Ali (Ogaden Youth and Student Union)

  • Ms. Samiya Lerew (representative of Lower Shabbele region in UK, member of Lower Shabbele Consultative Forum & advocate for Somali marginalised groups)

Chair: Ms. Mahta Tewolde (member of the Eritrean Women’s Organisation)

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