At a small clinic in a quiet, residential neighborhood, ten women are preparing to hit the streets for a day of potentially life-saving work; by donning white coats and filling their handbags with condoms. These peer educators are former or current sex workers who teach others how to protect themselves from sexually-transmitted infections STIs and unintended pregnancy. The Jimma confidential clinic was set up in to help at-risk and underserved populations like sex workers receive free and bespoke services that include HIV and STI testing, treatment and counselling, contraceptives and comprehensive abortion care. The peer educators work as volunteers and receive 2, Ethiopian Birr about USD 60 per month for travel costs.
Great dynasties of the world: The Ethiopian royal family
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T he Ethiopian royal family base their right to rule on a dynastic line stretching back to King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, though Bahru Zewde in A History of Modern Ethiopia: , says the association between Solomon — king of Israel, son of David, builder of the First Temple in Jerusalem, and husband of wives and concubines — and the Queen of Sheba, fabled monarch of the ancient kingdom of what is now Yemen, has "scarcely any scientific basis". Scientific basis or not, the story of Solomon and Sheba has given us the great legend of the Solomonic dynasty. It begins around the 10th century BC. In the Bible, she arrives at the court of King Solomon to test his renowned wisdom with "hard questions".
Growing up we are effortlessly taught the virtues of honor and duty, which have bestowed sovereignty to generation after generation of Ethiopians. Countless retelling of tales depicting the early and decisive victory at the battle of Adwa remain ever fresh in our proud minds and hearts; the feeling only to be outdone by the resoluteness of heroes who ended the Italian occupation of Ethiopia during the Second World War. The emphasis on military virtues becomes more palpable when we recognize the unique manner in which Ethiopians chose to fight off their external enemies. From earliest times, both women and men were encouraged to participate in mobilization and preparation efforts.
When it comes to the Bible, tales of women with political, social, and spiritual authority are few and far between. But those who are included are difficult to miss. Take Deborah: a radical, military commander who led a 10,strong army to victory against the Canaanites and earned the people of Israel 40 years of peace. Or the prophet Miriam, one of three leaders sent by God to bring Israel out of Egypt.