'We are Weighed the Same Way the Men are Weighed'

Newly appointed President Sahle-Work Zewde said: "If the reforms started, are led in equal measure by both men and women, the country will soon forget poverty and backwardness, and move toward prosperity". Zewde was appointed days after 50% of the government's top ministerial positions was filled by women, including the new defence minister.

The government is committed to ensure participation and benefit of women.

InFocus

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.