In recent decades, Ethiopia has made phenomenal progress in increasing the Contraceptive Prevalence Rate, reducing the unmet need for family planning, thereby reducing maternal morbidity and mortality. However, the country’s success has faced challenges as outlined below, such as financial constraints. This short infographic shows the challenges and opportunities of SRHR in Ethiopia.
The Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) Federation is a World Bank community of practice coordinated by the Gender Group that brings together the Bank’s five regional GILs: Africa (AFR), East Asia and Pacific (EAP), Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Middle East and North Africa (MNA), and South Asia (SAR). Together, they are conducting impact evaluations […]
In line with HSTP–II, the strategic plan has given emphasis on the five-priority “transformation agenda”. Key strategic initiatives will be implemented to address these priority issues to transform the health system and to achieve ‘health for all. The transformation agenda are:1. Quality and equity: Refers to ensuring equity in the delivery of quality health services […]
Most adolescent girls and female caregivers responded to the surveys that the practice should continue. In Afar, 59% of girls responded in Favour of continuation, as did 66% of female caregivers. Across regions, most girls have undergone FGM/C. More girls in Afar than Somali have already undergone FGM/C – but this is because of differences […]
These are the facts on the status of Child marriage in pastoralist Ethiopia, (Afar and Somali Regions). All the information stated here was derived from a baseline study done by ODI, Save the children, Embassy of Ireland, Gender and Adolescence Global Evidence (gage) you can read the full documents here
Even though global maternal mortality has shown an impressive decline over the last three decades, the problem is still pressing in low-income countries. To bring this to an end the women in a continuum of maternity care should be retained. This study aimed to assess the status of Ethiopian women’s completion of care with their possible […]
This report draws on findings from a mixed-methods baseline assessment that explored the patterning and drivers of child marriage and FGM/C in Afar and Somali regions, to identify possible entry points to fast-track change for girls, their families and communities. The baseline is part of a longitudinal research evaluation that includes three rounds of data […]