#Ethiopia

  • Article: Ethiopian Coffee Farmers Are Using Tech to Find a Way out of Poverty
    Finance & Innovation

    Ethiopian Coffee Farmers Are Using Tech to Find a Way out of Poverty

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Coffee farmers are betting on blockchain to boost business. Read more

  • Article: How This Brave Ethiopian Teen Stopped Her Own Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    How This Brave Ethiopian Teen Stopped Her Own Child Marriage

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 11, 2019

    “Know the law and your rights.” Read more

  • Article: The New US Budget Didn't Just End the Shutdown — It Added Millions to Help the World's Most Vulnerable
    AdvocacyFinance & Innovation

    The New US Budget Didn't Just End the Shutdown — It Added Millions to Help the World's Most Vulnerable

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 18, 2019

    The 2019 budget sees increases in foreign aid, but more needs to be done, advocates argue. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia Allows Nearly 1 Million Refugees to Leave Camps and Work
    Citizenship

    Ethiopia Allows Nearly 1 Million Refugees to Leave Camps and Work

    By Carmen Singer|Jan. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Refugees can now register births, marriages and deaths, and have access to financial services. Read more

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Carmen Singer|Nov. 20, 2018

    Here’s how girls like Mestawet Mekuria are empowered to control their own lives. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia Appoints First Female Supreme Court Head
    Girls & Women

    Ethiopia Appoints First Female Supreme Court Head

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 1, 2018

    Women’s rights activist and lawyer Meaza Ashenafi was sworn in Thursday. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia Elects Its First Female President Ever
    Girls & Women

    Ethiopia Elects Its First Female President Ever

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 25, 2018

    Sahle-Work Zewde is taking on the role after the former president resigned on Wednesday. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia's New Cabinet Is a Historic Win for Women in Government
    Girls & Women

    Ethiopia's New Cabinet Is a Historic Win for Women in Government

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 16, 2018

    Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed believes gender balance will restore peace and stability. Read more