Joint FEMM-DEVE mission to Ethiopia - 19.-23.9.22

14-09-2022 - 13:16
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From 19 until 23 September 2022, the FEMM Committee jointly with the Committee on Development will organise a mission to Ethiopia.

The mission will be led by Robert BIEDROŃ (FEMM Chair, Poland) and will consist of Heléne FRITZON (FEMM, S&D, Sweden), Samira RAFAELA (FEMM, Renew, The Netherlands), María Soraya RODRÍGUEZ RAMOS (DEVE, Renew, Spain) and Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana (DEVE, Greens/EFA, Germany). Members will look at the situation of women in Ethiopia in particular gender-based violence both in view of persistent harmful traditional practices and of the armed conflict. The implementation of the Regional UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation will also be assessed.