9th General Assembly of the Women’s Association of Tigray started yesterday March 16, 2016 in Mekelle, the regional capital of Tigray, Ethiopia. In the conference 605 representatives of the Association from all districts of Tigray and other invited guests are participating. The Regional President, H.E. Ato Abay Woldu opened the conference and made an opening speech followed. Institutions that are believed to have significant contribution in improving the status of women in the region were given a certificate of appreciation for the hands of H.E. Ato Abay Woldu. Other organization and projects were also provided with similar certificate to extend the Association’s gratitude for the support they provided in addressing some problems of the women in particular and the community in general. The conference is still undergoing.