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Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Joined June 2016


Presence in: Ethiopia
Focus: Family

Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association aims to help women in need of legal advice.

People Associated With This Organization

Fitsum Bekalu

Ethiopia  
Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (Unverified)
Joined July 2019
Interests: Gender-based violence
I’m a development practitioner, capacity building expert and human right advocate. I have a passion for social justice which comes through negotiation and meaningful conversation. For the past eight year, I ‘have been working with some local and international organizations in diverse responsibilities. My carrier path gives an opportunity to work with the people who have a wider knowledge and vast experiences, which inspires me; to understand the blessings of different opinions and perspectives to bring a change in Society.

Lila Asgedom

Ethiopia  
Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association
Joined June 2016
Interests: Environmental Justice
Lila Desta is a lawyer and diplomat.She is a full member of Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association.She has her LLB degree in laws, LLM degree in laws and she is a PhD candidate in International law, from Mekelle University and UNISA. By joining this network she wants to network with other countries legal professionals to share knowledge and skill.

Werndmneh Lemma

Ethiopia  
Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (Unverified)
Joined March 2019
Interests: Gender-based violence
The Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA) is a non-profit women's advocacy group founded by Ethiopian women lawyers. It began its work in 1996 after being registered in 1995. It has its head office in Addis Ababa and six branches in Bahir Dar, Assosa, Hawassa, Adama/Nazareth, Diredawa and Gambella. The branch/regional offices are supported by 53 trained voluntary committees organized at woreda and zonal levels providing structures to reach women at grass root level in Ethiopia.

EWLA has a vision to see a country where women are equal to men.

EWLA’s mission is promoting the economic, political, social and legal rights of women and to that end assist them to secure full protection of their rights under the Constitution of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and other international human rights conventions.
Lila Asgedom is the network champion (main point of contact) for Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association.

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