barrierefrei aufgerollt: Interview with Yetnebersh Nigussie

We interviewed Yetnebersh Nigussie, a disability rights advocate and lawyer from Ethiopia. It was a recorded video interview. The interview is now available in English.

Yetnebersh Nigussi im BIZEPS-Interview. Im Hintergrund ein BIZEPS Banner und ein Teil der Bibliothek.

The winner of the 2017 Right Livelihood Award gives BIZEPS a brief and exclusive glimpse at her life and her career. For a long time Yetnebersh Nigussie has been a fighter for the rights of people with disabilities.

She went blind at the age of 5. She started her activism at a very early age. Since school she worked in many different organisations, not only in her home country Ethiopia.

There she founded and led the Ethiopian National Disability Action Network. Since 2016 she is working for the Vienna based NGO „Light for the world“.

Watch the interview on video

Radio show interview with Yetnebersh Nigussie

The complete interview is now available at our website

The website has English and German versions of the interview and you will also find further information and complete transcripts of both versions. The radio show was on air on 7th January 2018 on RADIO ORANGE 94.0. The re-run was on 21st January 2018

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  • would you mind to share the video with me through email address?

    Abayneh Gujo
    Executive Director of Ethiopian Disability Federation.

    • Mr. Gujo,

      I will get in touch with you when I am back in office next week.

      Markus Ladstaetter