Blogs

 

Blogs

We invite women and men in our community to submit blogs on personal experiences and thoughts on any topics pertaining to feminism, gender-equality, women empowerment and beyond.

Changing the NARRATIVE

Michael G. Behailu, https://mike1991gb.wordpress.com March 8th 2018 marked the 42nd Women’s Day celebrated in Ethiopia. The role of women in our country has been fairly muted compared to their male counterparts. They have been undervalued, underappreciated and...

First time

By Hanna Bergman, hanna.m.m.e.bergman@gmail.com Let me tell you about my first experience of a Setaweet circle. I came here from Sweden with next to no Amharic speaking abilities. Luckily enough a kind woman was able to translate for me during the whole Setaweet...

The Implication of Sahlework’s Presidential Appointment

By Michael G. Behailu, https://mike1991gb.wordpress.com The buzz was hard to miss, when Sahlework Zewdie, a prior ambassador, was appointed as the new President of Ethiopia. Rarely have I seen such a political uproar (a positive one) in the country. In a parliamentary...