Africa

Ethiopia’s gender revolution: President Sahle-Work Zewde speaks to FRANCE 24

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THE INTERVIEW FRANCE 24

One year ago, Ethiopia appointed its first-ever female president, Sahle-Work Zewde. But in a country confronting deadly ethnic clashes and facing deeply-entrenched poverty, how far can the government truly advance gender equality? Annette Young talks to Africa's sole female head-of-state about the challenges that lie ahead for the continent's second most populous nation.

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