French Embassy pays respects to Dr. Boge

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(Photo: Anteneh Aklilu)

Dr Bogaletch Gebre (Boge) was fondly remembered at the French embassy last Tuesday December 17, 2019. Family and friends of Boge, Ambassadors and diplomats attended the event.
Awards of Boge where displayed: “It is a great sadness for all of us that we heard of the sudden passing away of Bogalech Gebre,” Abera Gebre, Boges’ younger brother said. “Boge’s extraordinary life was filled with challenges, determination, sacrifice and accomplishments.”
Bogaletch Gebre, Foe of Female Genital Mutilation, Died at 66 on November 2nd, 2019. Called “the woman who began the rebellion of Ethiopian women,” she helped prevent a barbaric practice that she had suffered and that had cost her sister’s life.