#Ethiopia

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

    Ethiopia Allows Nearly 1 Million Refugees to Leave Camps and Work

    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|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

  • Article: The Weeknd Is Helping Communities Flourish Around the World
    Citizenship

    The Weeknd Is Helping Communities Flourish Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 4, 2018

    The musician has championed Black Lives Matter and maternal health. Read more

  • Article: This Small Welsh Charity Has Trained Thousands of Beekeepers in Over 50 Countries
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    This Small Welsh Charity Has Trained Thousands of Beekeepers in Over 50 Countries

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 7, 2018

    Bees are amazing — and this charity is harnessing their power to help families build businesses. Read more

  • Article: Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story
    Girls & Women

    Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    July 18, 2018|UK Department for International Development

    “I was really young on my wedding day. And I didn’t know we’d have sex that night." Read more