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Ethiopia and Children and young people

  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • Population: 88013491
  • Size: 1127127.0 Km2

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Meeting the need, fulfilling the promise: youth and long-acting reversible contraceptives
N. Yinger / Population Reference Bureau 2016
The highest proportion of young people today - 89 percent - live in developing countries. In some sub-Saharan African countries, where fertility remains high, we can expect growing cohorts of children and youth, unless fertili...
Balancing school and work with new opportunities: changes in children’s gendered time use in Ethiopia (2006-2013)
Young Lives 2016
Focusing on the relationship between children’s work and school attendance, this paper explores time use trends among boys and girls in Ethiopia. It does this by comparing the time use of two cohorts of children at the sa...
Between hope and a hard place: boys and young men negotiating gender, poverty and social worth in Ethiopia
G. Crivello; N. van der Gaag / Young Lives 2016
In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on adolescence as a key transition to adulthood. Young people are navigating puberty and making life choices around schooling, work, and intimate and family relatio...
Gender matters: overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particul...
Access, Services and Knowledge (ASK) Programme - essential packages manual
Youth Empowerment Alliance 2014
The Essential Packages Manual was produced as part of the "Access, Services and Knowledge" (ASK) programme of the Youth Empowerment Alliance, which seeks to improve the sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) of young people (15-...
Empowering each other: young people who sell sex in Ethiopia
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2015
This 12-page case study discusses the experience of a peer education project in Ethiopia, which trained young people who sell sex to reach out to their peers and lead sexual and reproductive health and rights sessions, supported by tr...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Chronic poverty in rural Ethiopia through the lens of life histories
L. Camfield; K. Roelen / Institute of Development Studies UK 2012
Studying chronic poverty using retrospective qualitative data (life histories) in conjunction with longitudinal panel data is now widely recognised to provide deeper and more reliable insights (Davis and Baulch, 2009). This pap...
Visions, voices and priorities of young people living with and most affected by HIV
L. Orza; T. Crone; A. Basmajian / International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2015
This report shares perspectives and insights from young people from around the world living with and affected by HIV, who share their visions for realising and claiming their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and for se...
Helpdesk Report: adolescent reproductive health in Ethiopia
Department for International Development, UK 2011
Ethiopia is unusual within the region in having very low levels of sex before marriage.  According to the 2005 DHS well over 90% of single women are virgins.  Ensuring the health of adolescent girls is vital to the nation. E...
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