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Exclusive Q&A With Human Rights Lawyer Meaza Ashenafi

Meaza Ashenafi is a leading human rights advocate whose passion for equality and activism has propelled her into the global spotlight. Read More »

Angelina Jolie Helps Bring Ethiopian Film "Difret" to Theaters

In 2014, "Difret," a film about two Ethiopian women fighting back against the practice of "telefa," the accepted abduction and rape of teenage girls as long as the man marries his victim, made its debut at Sundance Film Festival. Read More »