"Maternal Mortality & Reproductive Health in Ethiopia"

This highly controversial film inspired an in-depth discussions with panel and audience members about the relationship between policy, religion, equality and security in women's lives throughout Ethiopia.


Program Summary:

An enlightening about prevalent reproductive health issues in Ethiopia and how we can support maternal equality and decrease child mortality. We will have dinner, a traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, and music. Panelists will include Sarah Craven, Chief of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), who worked on fistula prevention and treatment in Ethiopia and Yodit Negede from Geoscope Environmental Laboratories and advocate for Link Ethiopia, who will discuss the social and cultural concessions that must be taken into consideration when implementing programs in Ethiopia.