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Maternal health in focus in Ethiopia
A health centre in this Ethiopian village is tackling maternal malnutrition through supplements provided by UNICEF and partners, leading to improved nutrition in pregnant women and chances of a safe delivery and healthy, happy babies and mothers.
Forced to leave school and marry a man twice her age: The impacts of drought in Ethiopia
The story of 13-year-old Enat, who was forced to leave school and marry a stranger to help her family cope with the drought in Ethiopia.
Social Workers: Essential to COVID-19 Response
In Ethiopia, COVID-19 has forced many migrants, including children, to return home. Social workers are helping them do so safely.
Five brave girls say NO to marriage
Ayate, Ashe, Biftu, Anifa, and Asiya all said ‘no!’ to marriage. Each girl knew her rights and was brave enough to exercise them. And all of them plan to inspire others to do the same in the hope of stopping the harmful practice of men marrying young girls in their community.
Nurturing Girls’ School Clubs to End Child Marriage in Ethiopia
Child marriage often perpetuates an intergenerational cycle of poverty. When girls get married at early age, their prospects for a healthy and successful life will be at stake. Evidence shows that girls who marry early are less likely to finish school and more likely to be victims of domestic violence and abuse.