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Ethiopian Disability Rights Advocate Champions Opportunities for Women

Yetnebersh Nigussie had opportunities other girls in rural Ethiopia can only dream of. Unlike her peers growing up in Wollo province, Nigussie wasn’t married off as a young girl or forced to work at home. Instead, she devoted herself to learning. Nigussie moved to the capital, Addis Ababa, and pursued an education, eventually earning a law degree and founding the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development, a group that advocates for the rights of disabled people in her home...

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