Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Also see Ethiopia Ministers
Leader of the Opposition Woizero Scheuareged Gedlie
During the war with Italian occupation. She was the activist of Red Cross. Until 1939 political prisoner. She was called “ethiopian Boadicea”.
1986- Leader of the
Unity People’s Voice Congress Political Party
Has lived outside Ethiopia since 1979, she was banned from running as presidential candidate in 1994.
2008- Chairperson of chairperson of Kinijit/UDJ Bertukan Mideksa
Also known as Birtukan, she is a lawyer and has previously been imprisoned two years for her opposition to the government.
Last update 04.04.10