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Ethiopian Women

Celebrating Women and the Dignity of Family Planning

Melinda Gates | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Melinda Gates

This week, I'm on a trip with two important stops: the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York City, then the International Family Planning Conference in Ethiopia. I can appreciate how this ensemble might appear to clash -- the red carpet next to the green-brown fields dotting a country that's 80 percent rural. But sometimes juxtaposing seemingly incongruous things can reveal an underlying truth.

Speaking Truth on Behalf of Ethiopian Women

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Though Ethiopia's constitution guarantees women full equality with men, enforcement of the law has lagged appallingly; moreover, 81% of women there believe that they are the property of their husbands.

Mothers Of Ethiopia Part V: Government Looks For Solutions To Dire Shortage Of Doctors

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hanna Ingber Win

Editor's note: Hanna Ingber Win, the Huffington Post's World Editor, was recently invited by the UN Population Fund to visit its maternal health progr...

Mothers Of Ethiopia Part I: Zemzem's Journey

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 12.07.2011 | World
Hanna Ingber Win

Editor's note: Hanna Ingber Win, the Huffington Post's World Editor, was recently invited by the UN Population Fund to visit its maternal health progr...