Joint taskforce established to investigate raised concern over violence against women in Tigray
Addis Ababa, January 31, 2021 (FBC) –A joint taskforce was established to investigate into the raised concern over violence against women in Tigray regional state.
The special taskforce was formed by the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth (MoWCY) and the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
This was announced by Filsan Abdullahi, Minister of MoWCY, during her talks with head of gender directorate within the MoD.
The special taskforce comprised of teams from MoWCY and the military will be on a fact finding mission to investigate and ascertain facts on the ground.
According to Filsan, the Government of Ethiopia has a zero tolerance policy against any form of sexual violence.