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Visit of Dr Bogaletch

May 24, 2013

The ITM Woman & Child Health Research Centre organized a debate with Dr. Gebre Bogaletch, Winner of the 2012-2013 King Baudouin African Development Prize on Thursday May 23, 2013.

Dr Gebre Bogaletch won the prize ‘for her inspirational leadership and her determination to build on a remarkable personal journey to empower the women of Ethiopia and launch a true community-based movement for social change’.

The topic of the debate was “E­ffective approaches to address Female genital mutilation and women’s rights: experience from Ethiopia and the African diaspora” and it also featured Fabienne Richard (ITM WCHRC) and Zahra Naleie (FSAN, Federation of Somali association).

You can view the official invitation here, with more info on the work of Dr. Bogaletch

Watch our video interview with Dr Bogaletch:

Gebre Bogaletch from Institute of Tropical Medicine on Vimeo.