Azeb Mesfin

Ethiopian Women's Rights Activist

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2005 ? She was elected in 2005 to the House of Peoples' Representatives (the lower House of the Ethiopian Parliament) representing her home woreda of Wolqayt and Humera, and serves as chair of its Social Affairs Standing Committee. … Read More
However Mesfin is also known for her aggressive work to teach rural Ethiopians about the issues of HIV/AIDS and advocating for more women's rights. In January 2007, she was given the "Legacy of a Dream" award for her leadership and during an awards ceremony commemorating the life of the civil rights activist and leader Dr. Martin Luther King.
2009 ? …  In early 2009, she was appointed deputy head of the Endowment Fund for the Rehabilitation of Tigray by its CEO Abadi Zemu. … Read More
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