Posted by in News on November 21, 2019

Celebrating the life of Bogaletch Gebre; The Ethiopian women’s rights activist who fought to end female genital mutilation.

Bogaletch, “the woman who began the rebellion of Ethiopian women” commonly known as Boge, dedicated her life to empowering women and girls in Ethiopia, successfully changing attitudes around taboo subjects like female genital mutilation and educating women in rural communities.

Along with her sister, she founded KMG Ethiopia . “Gebre’s charity is credited with virtually eliminating the practice of female genital mutilation in the region where she grew up.” Harmeet Kaur wrote.

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SOURCE: CNN

 

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