First Lady Jeannette Kagame visited Djiboutian women union
The Union which is known by its French name, Union Nationale des Femmes de Djibouti (UNFD) hosted first lay under the invitation of her counterpart Kadra Mahamoud Haid the First Lady of Djibouti who has been heading the union since 2000.
As per to the New times, the visit contained a presentation on what UNFD has been doing in terms of promoting the socio-political and economic empowerment of the Djiboutian woman since the country’s independence 40 years ago.
Among different workshops that Rwandan First lay visited, there is "Centre d’écoute, d’orientation, et d’information which just celebrated 10 years of fighting gender-based violence, while providing a safe place for women (and men) to report cases of abuse and begin the healing process through medical care and legal advice.
Rwanda and Djibouti have good trade and diplomatic ties and Mrs Kagame’s visit, along with President Kagame, is expected to further expand the trend into socio-political ties including in the area of economic empowerment of women.