Union Nationale des Femmes Djiboutiennes (UNFD)
The National Union of Djiboutian Women (UNFD) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization created on the basis of the 1901 Law on Associations. Born out of the Djiboutian women's independence movement, the UNFD came into being on April 30, 1977, just under two months before the Republic of Djibouti's accession to national sovereignty. The National Union of Djibouti Women was intended to unite all separatists to carry out their struggles. Subsequently the independence obtained she had changed vocation. The torch was carried by fire AICHA BOGOREH first lady of the time. At the day of independence the objective was to rebuild the country, close to the government the UNFD has accomplished missions such as fight against major droughts which ravaged the south of the country. Then fight unemployment to build up the country's economy. As a result, literacy and sewing were the only fields to exploit.
Currently chaired by the First Lady of the Republic, Her Excellency Mrs. Kadra Mahmoud Haid, the UNFD is the pioneer of women's associations Djiboutian. It is represented throughout the national territory.
With a strong national base, UNFD has unmatched mobilization capacity. Indeed, every Djiboutian is naturally linked to the UNFD. And this is a major asset for the organization and enhances its credibility and position as a key player in the march towards the socio-economic and political development of the country.See more