Events

Summary of 3rd Annual International Conference of EthiopianWomen

  April 2, 2014   Summary of 3rd Annual International Conference of EthiopianWomen in the Diaspora Held on March 22, 2014 Silver Spring Sheraton, Silver Spring, Maryland The program started with CREW member, Hiwote Mekonnen, introducing the objectives of the conference and introducing Dr. Maigenet Shiferraw, President of CREW. Dr. Maigent gave a brief preview of the short history of CREW  and outlined the theme

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Maigenet Shifferraw, Struggle from Afar: Ethiopian Women Peace and Human Rights Activists in the Diaspora.

Struggle from Afar is the first of its kind, with comprehensive interviews of phenomenon Ethiopian women in the diaspora and their activism. Dr. Shifferraw narrates the varied efforts and peaceful struggle of Ethiopian women across generations in the U.S. for the promotion and observance of peace and human rights in Ethiopia. Dr. Maigenet Shifferraw painstakingly and succinctly documents activities and activism of Center for

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Call For Papers: Fourth International Conference of Ethiopian Women in the Diaspora March 7, 2015 Washington DC, USA

The Role of Civil Society Organization (CSOs) in the Upcoming Elections in Ethiopia  Call for papers  Civil society organizations (CSOs) flourished in Ethiopia from early 1990s to 2005 better than ever before. Some of these civil society organizations focused on service delivery, others on civil rights, gender equality and good governance, and still others on consciousness raising and the environment. In 2009, the Government

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