Ethiopia’s Spice Girls
Women and girls in Ethiopia face a daunting number of challenges, including violence. Two out of three women actually believe that wife-beating is justified. All-female band Yegna is confronting the entrenched beliefs that hold Ethiopian women back.
The girlband Yegna has been inspiring Ethiopia and haseven been nicknamed Ethiopia’s Spice Girls. Yegna is engage in the fight for women’s rights and are often not afraid to go on the offensive. See more here!
Author: Nadina Schwarzbeck & Eva Beyer
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Date10.05.2016 | 12:15
TagsChild marriage, domestic violence, Ethiopia, Ethiopia's Spice Girls, Eva Beyer, Nadina Schwarzbeck, women's rights, Yegna