The genocidal conflict in Tigray has sucked in many of Ethiopia’s varied ethnic groups, and polarised positions. Some critical questions and answers.
From womb to tomb, girls and women are exposed to male violence in every neighbourhood, everywhere.
The civil war in Tigray, Ethiopia is a year old. It is the biggest active armed conflict in the world with millions blockaded and denied humanitarian aid, even as massacres and sexual violence abound, and famine is getting established. Distinguished scholars and researchers from around the world appeal for the blockade to be lifted as prerequisite for negotiations and eventually peace.
Making peace is a messy business. And the best of intentions to bring peace and harmony in situations of armed conflict can backfire. Sometimes war must run its course before peace can be constructed.