Search Results for Tag: Ethiopia
Times are changing for the better for women in Ethiopia. The country has its first female president and half of the cabinet are women. But change is much slower in rural areas as DW correspondent Fanny Facsar found out.
Date28.01.2019 | 14:37
TagsAddis Ababa, children, emancipation, Ethiopia, gender equality, mindset, rural areas, Women in Focus, women's rights
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.
Date10.05.2016 | 12:15
TagsChild marriage, domestic violence, Ethiopia, Ethiopia's Spice Girls, Eva Beyer, Nadina Schwarzbeck, women's rights, Yegna
Nearly 1.2 million people in Ethiopia are infected with the deadly Human Immunodeficiency Virus, also known as HIV. Women and young girls are particularly under threat because of social, political and economic discrimination. Women Talk Online reader Anne Marie Hankins stumbled across this piece of information when her co-passenger on a flight spoke about the plight of mothers in the African country.
Date17.04.2014 | 14:07
A thousand words, one picture
Photographer Peter Bussian has travelled around the world and photographed refugee camps. He shared his pictures and thoughts with Womentalk blogger Roma Rajpal. “I was always fascinated with travel and in particular countries at war. But I was not interested in the wars as much as the effect it has on people - refugees became my subject and I began travelling and photographing refugees, starting with the Cambodians on the Thai border in the early nineties.”
Date29.03.2013 | 14:57
Tagsafrica, Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Ethiopia, Peter Bussian, refugees, roma rajpal, Serbia, womentalk