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Ethiopia and Children and young people

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

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The BLDS children & young people collection
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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...
Children’s experiences of household poverty dynamics in Ethiopia
Y. Tafere / Young Lives, 2014
Drawing on three rounds of survey and qualitative data, this paper examines household poverty dynamics and child well-being in Ethiopian communities. The survey data indicate that many of the households remained in poverty, whereas a ...
Strong girls, powerful women: program planning and design for adolescent girls in humanitarian settings
K. Paik / Women's Refugee Commission, 2014
In collaboration with implementing partners, the Women’s Refugee Commission tested promising approaches in adolescent girls’ programming by applying the learning from development contexts in pilot programmes in three displ...
Children’s agency in responding to shocks and adverse events in Ethiopia
N. Chuta / Young Lives, 2014
Even if shock is a routine part of the existence of many children, poorer children are disproportionately affected and experience slightly different and greater impact.  This paper is about children’s experiences of ...
Land Access and youth livelihood opportunities in Southern Ethiopia
S. Bezu; S.T. Holden / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2013
This study aims to examine current land access and youth livelihood opportunities in Southern Ethiopia. Access to agricultural land is a constitutional right for rural residents of Ethiopia. We used survey data from the relatively lan...
Beyond food security: transforming the PSNP in Ethiopia for the well-being of children
Y. Tafere (ed); T. Woldehanna (ed) / Young Lives, 2012
Using Young Lives survey and qualitative data collected in 2006 and 2009 among rural households and children in Ethiopia, this paper investigates the possible impacts of the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) on children’s w...
Understanding childhood poverty as a multidimensional concept
P. Dornan; J. Boyden 2011
This paper discusses the methodology of Young Lives - a 15-year study of childhood poverty in Ethiopia, India, Vietnam and Peru, following the lives of 3,000 children in each country.  The Young Lives programme is interested in c...
What issues drive female child marriage and circumcision in Ethiopia?
J. Boyden; A. Pankhurst; Y. Tafere / Young Lives, 2013
Focusing on Ethiopia, this paper explores local perspectives on female child marriage and circumcision. Both practices are widespread in Ethiopia and reflect deep-rooted patriarchal and gerontocratic values regulating women’s re...
Children afflicted by poverty can be agents of its alleviation - evidence from Ethiopia
Y. Tafere / Young Lives, 2012
Children can be more than just victims of poverty; they can be agents of its alleviation. This paper presents Ethiopian children’s and young people’s perceptions of poverty based on their own experiences. The p...
Decisive strategies towards fair schooling are required in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
H. Murray / Young Lives, 2012
Millions of poor children and families are investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a better life. This paper looks at children’s unequal trajectories from early childhood through to the ti...
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African Child Policy Forum
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