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Ethiopia’s HDI shows an impressing progress, but only when it is compared to its own figures of the past Bisrat Teshome, Special to Addis Standard, (@Bisree)    For many years economists around the world have differed over what exactly constitutes good measures of human wellbeing and development. Owing to that …

Emnet Assefa Jessica Cox, 31, is born without arms, but the word ‘disabled’ is not in her dictionary; in fact an encounter with any of the things Jessica does makes the word, universally used, a big misfit to millions of people all over the world.

Everyone knows the presence of domestic abuse against women in Ethiopia; unfortunately no one knows how bad it is. Emnet Assefa   Every year countries around the world host more than 1000 events related to the March 8th International Women’s Day. Women’s rights advocate groups, schools, hospitals, banks, charities and …