Sexual and Reproductive Health Workshop

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Sexual and reproductive health has not been common in developing countries, especially in Ethiopia. Due to culture, social norms, and practices that are considered unacceptable, people in rural areas are discriminated against by their society. In recent years, the Ethiopian government has prioritized raising awareness about sexual and reproductive health andhas also committed to making […]

Team Thursday – Elena

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What is your background? I grew up in the Ruhr Area in Germany, but I have relocated many times around Europe over the past few years. I am currently living in The Hague, where I work as a Project Officer for a European network of organisations that support social entrepreneurs and impact-driven leaders. I have […]

Timkat in Addis Ababa – Christian Orthodox believers celebrate the baptism of Jesus

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For the past three days, Ethiopian Christians have been celebrating Timkat, the most celebrated religious festival in the country. This Christian Orthodox holiday commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River, providing the occasion for thousands of exuberant celebrations with processions, dances and singing. The streets of Addis Ababa are festively decorated in green, […]

Team Thursday – Meike

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What is your background? My name is Meike. As the German saying goes, I grew up “where the fox and hare say goodnight to each other”. I am currently living in Berlin, where I am finishing my master’s degree in Political Science. I study issues relating to political economy and social policy, such as the […]