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Yegna girl-band: harnessing the power of creativity for social change

yegna_typo3.jpg © UNESCO Today is International Women’s Day! And this year’s theme is “The Time is Now: rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives.” To celebrate the day, we caught up with a group of young women from Ethiopia: Teref, Zebiba, Eyerusalem and Rahel whose girl-band, Yegna, aims to raise awareness of some of the biggest issues facing young women in the country and beyond! “Girls in our country face serious challenges every day, including early marriage, harassment and violence. Given these challenges, it is not surprising that many fail to reach their potential and drop out…

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