January 04, 2016 (GSN) - Since the birth of humanity, women have played central roles in the establishment, the survival and the strength of all communities and societies around the world. History is a testimony to the positive presence of women from all walks of life, colour, shape ethnicity, creed and education.
The small town of Gambella is an oddity among Ethiopian towns, and a most appealing one. Lying at an altitude of 450m in the swampy, mosquito-ridden lowlands, Gambella exudes an atmosphere of tropical languor, dictated as much by its lush vegetation and almost unbearable humidity as by its remoteness from just about everywhere. Historically, ethnically and scenically, Gambella is barely a part of Ethiopia at all.