Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Parliament of Ethiopia

See also Ethiopia Ministers

The Council of the Federation is known as Yefedereshein Mekir Bet

The House of Representatives as Yehizo Tevekayoch Mekir Bete

1995-2001 Speaker of the Council of the Federation Woizero Almaz Meko
In 2001 she defected to the USA because of opposition to the government.

1995-2000 Member of the Presidium of the House of Representatives Hirut Birassa
Chairperson of the Women's Affairs committee

2000-05 Member of the Presidium of the House of Representatives Genet Tadesse
Chairperson of the Women's Affairs committee

2005- Deputy Speaker of the House of Peoples Representatives Shitaye Minale

 

Last update 11.10.05