Parades, Performances and Produce: Chad Celebrates Women’s Day

By Rachel Nusbaum,

A wide variety of activities were held in the refugee camps in Chad to mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2016, including debates, displays and parades. HIAS Chad was an enthusiastic participant in the day’s events. During the celebrations, leaders put emphasis on the empowerment of women through education, livelihoods activities, and making family planning accessible to all. The disadvantages of marrying off young girls was also discussed.

To learn more about these celebrations, check out the photo slideshow above.

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