12 October 2017 - Because of the widespread case of identity crisis that children adopted by foreign families face and based on the premise that foreign families could not offer relatable family environment to Ethiopian children, Ethiopian government decided to scrap foreign adoption from its Family law.

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9 February 2017 - With a view to ensure all forms of violence against children, Ethiopia is investing hugely in education and life skill training services.

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7 November 2016 - Aman’s* life is different compared to most teenagers in Jimma, south-western Ethiopia. He has no time for friends or for himself, he is too busy being a parent, taking care of his sick father and two brothers aged 10 and 14 years old.

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14 June 2016 - First the good news: child marriage in Ethiopia is declining.

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16 June 2016 - The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) in collaboration with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and its partners commemorates the 16th Day of the African Child (DAC) on the theme “Conflict and crisis in Africa: Protecting all children’s Rights”.

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March 3, 2016 - Yazew Tagela and Degu Eneyew are both Priests of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and members of the UNICEF supported Community Conversation Group against Child Marriage in the Bandani Kebele (neighbourhood) of the Dangla Woreda (district) in Amhara, Ethiopia.

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13 January 2016 – Rotary has announced US$35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, including $15 million to support polio eradication efforts in 5 African countries.

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3 December 2015 - “We are not just talking about change, we are stopping children from marrying.”

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22 October 2015 - When Aberash was 14 years old, she was kidnapped for marriage. She was taken to a hut, locked up and assaulted by her would-be husband. She knew she had to fight back. When she received another visit from her abductor, she saw her chance. She grabbed the gun he had left leaning against the wall and ran out of the door. Chased by her husband and his friends, she shot him.

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16 August 2015 - In Ethiopia and Tanzania, young girls are married to adult men in exchange for livestock. But if the girls already own the animals, that monetary trade becomes less vital for poor families.

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