The territorial jurisdiction of Ethiopia shall comprise the territory off the members of the Federation and its boundaries shall be as determined by international agreements. The Ethiopian flag shall consist of green at the top, yellow in the middle and red at the bottom, and shall have a national emblem at the center. The state shall not interfere in religious masters and religion shall not interfere in state affairs. The conduct of affairs of government shall be transparent. Any public official or an elected representative is accountable for any failure in official duties. In case of loss of confidence, the people may recall an elected representative.The three colours shall be set horizontally in equal dimension. The national emblem on the flag shall reflect the hope of the Nations, Nationalities, Peoples as well as religious communities of Ethiopia to live together in equality and unity. Members of the Federation may have their respective flags and emblems and shall determine the details thereof through their respective legislatures. The particulars of recall shall be determined by law. All Federal and State legislative, executive and judicial organs at all levels shall have the responsibility and duty to respect and enforce the provisions of this Chapter. The fundamental rights and freedoms specified in this Chapter shall be interpreted in a manner conforming to the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Covenants on Human Rights and International instruments adopted by Ethiopia.Mekdes escaped to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s commercial and cultural hub.It was there, as a domestic worker, that she was able to save enough money allowing her to return to her hometown and start a small business. Medkes returned to Addis Ababa to look for a new job to earn money.It is one of the largest dams in the world, costing more than 10 billion Ethiopian birr.Once completed, the dam will guarantee the people of Ethiopia sufficient water supply and a steady source of energy.
The underling reason is to the irrigation for the great land grabbing for cash crop exportation for finical decades, Ethiopia has been viewed through the lens of extreme poverty, political instability and starving children.
Canada’s Ambassador Baker with Wodjane, 17-year-old survivor of child marriage who is profiled in the exhibit.
Mekdes was married off three times from the time she was 11 years old.
Beyond the simplistic dichotomies within western feminism on the nature of sex work there is a complex picture in which many women take a pragmatic approach, negotiating with their sexuality an income while withstanding the ’occupational hazard’ of rampant violence, says Sehin Teferra In Ethiopian cities, sex work is entered into relatively easily.
Many young women become sex workers having failed to make ends meet by waiting tables or working as house-help, or when personal hardship such as an unplanned birth pushes them into selling sex.