Reeyot Alemu’s speech at CREW’s 5th Annual International Women’s Conference. Reeyot Alemue among others mentioned the cynical entrenched culture that marginalizes, abuses and exploits and multiple victimizes women on daily basis. The culture in Ethiopia is male dominated abusive system.
Reeyot mentioned the fact that the current repressive regime is using the name of women for exploiting it to its politically repressive system and engaged in abusing, and exploiting and victimizing women. She mentions also how women legal association is systematically paralyzed using NGO repressive laws.
Reeyot also mentioned the arts, writers, singers and film makers provide women with weak characters that is presented back to the public further contributing the abuse of women……..
Reeyot calls up on all women make their contribution and effort in changing both the abusive exploitative and victimizing culture towards women and the repressive political system in Ethiopia.
Global1women the leading advocacy for women in Ethiopia sets the agenda of women to be at the for front and the role of women in democratizing Ethiopia in the country that has long been abusive to women.