European Parliament Conference Speech: Women and gender violence in Ethiopia 

European Parliament Conference Speech: Women and gender violence in Ethiopia 

Good morning everyone. Thank you for inviting me to take part in this important conference on women and gender violence in Ethiopia.

I’d like to begin by outlining the human rights situation in Ethiopia, sketch in the place of women within the society and then relate a story about state violence against a particular woman, a story that is representative of many.

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