Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

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Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

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Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.

The appointment of Meaza Ashenafi comes two weeks after Abiy named 10 female ministers to make Ethiopia the third country in Africa - after Rwanda and Seychelles - to have its cabinet split equally between men and women.

Click here to read the full article published by Reuters on 1 Novembre 2018.

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