First Women’s Free-talk Show Conducted


Haramaya University’s Female Leaders and Teachers Networkconducted the first women free-talk show entitled“Knowing Self and Leadership Role in relation with Marriage and Divorce in the case of Women”on June 11, 2019 at Resource center.

College of Education and Behavioral Science, Dean, Dr. DawitNegassa, in his opening speech, said that “Divorce is currently an issue with which modem marriages are largely confronted [with], and it is a phenomenon influenced by psychological, societal, political, religious, economic and other factors, as well as legal policies.”

Dr. Dawit added that the event sets the stage for deliberating not only on divorce and its adverse effect but also on the preventive and curative side of it from psychological, medical, legal, sociological, and leadership viewpoints for establishing higher stability in marriages and thereby building a healthy family which is the basis for developing a healthy society.

According to Ms.BlenMoges, the NetworkPresident, the participants of the talk show were all female academic and administrative staff members who hold leadership positions.The rationale of the talk show was to create platforms for women to discuss on current and sensitive issues, and work together to solve problems of the society according to Ms. Blen.

The issues addressed on this talk show included knowing self in marriage and divorce; leadership role in marriage and divorce; the causes for divorce; and the psychological, social, economic and work related impacts of divorce.

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