ILO was one of the sponsors to the 1st inaugural Women in Africa Forum. The forum was held at the United States International University (USIU) and followed with a gala dinner and award ceremony at Safari Park
The event brought together women entrepreneurs from across Africa to share experiences on the challenges and opportunities facing women entrepreneurs in the continent.
In the future we expect to see Somali women actively participating in the forum as a result of the programme ILO, social partners and the Government is implementing in Hargeisa and Mogadishu on women’s economic empowerment. The programme will create an enabling environment for women entrepreneurship development that generates quality jobs; build institutional capacity in Women Entrepreneurship Development (WED); and develop tools and support services for women entrepreneurs.