Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 96.96 million
  • Population under 15: 42%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 64 years
  • Human Development Index: 174 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Low Income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 1.2%
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.6 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 26%
  • Early Marriage (% of girls married by 18 years): 41%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2011

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The Impact Initiative 23 Oct 2017
Addis Ababa

This three-day international conference aims to engage policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa, and inspiring action towards change. The conference offers a platform for bridging divides across sectors, disciplines and policy, practice and research.

Benjamin Loyseau - UNHCR21 Jun 2017

This UNHCR presentation provides an overview of alternative care for children in East African refugee contexts.

Geoffrey Oyat - Save the Children21 Jun 2017

This presentation describes the findings from a 2015 Save the Children study on kinship care in Ethiopia, Kenya and Zanzibar. 

CPC Learning Network9 Jun 2017

The CPC Learning Network’s Beth Rubenstein and Matt MacFarlane will host a webinar on Friday, June 9th, at 10am EDT to share findings and lessons learned from two pilots of the Measuring Separation in Emergencies (MSiE) project, an inter-agency initiative intended to strengthen emergency response programs for unaccompanied and separated children. They will also offer recommendations for next steps in the development of tools and methods in the field.

Hy V. Huynh - Clemson University1 May 2017

This study explored the extent to which components of quality of care predicted psychosocial well-being of orphaned and separated children (OSC), as well as the extent to which these components of quality of care and demographic factors moderated the associations between care settings and psychosocial well-being of orphaned and separated children (OSC).

Anastasia J. Gage, Mai Do, and Donald Grant - Measure Evaluation1 Mar 2017

This compendium contains the findings from a review of 13 projects providing HIV services to adolescents in PEPFAR-supported countries. 

Anastasia J. Gage, Mai Do, and Donald Grant - MEASURE Evaluation1 Mar 2017

This document examines 13 projects serving HIV services to adolescents in PEPFAR-supported countries and provides a set of guidelines on best practices for adolescent and youth-friendly HIV programs. 

Retrak24 Nov 2016

This document is an evaluation of Retrak’s reintegration of street children and community-based child protection project in SNNPR, Ethiopia.

AfricanChildInfo.net7 Nov 2016
United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

ACPF is holding its Seventh International Policy Conference on the African Child (IPC)  under the theme:“Our Hidden Shame: Crimes and Extreme Violence against Children in Africa” on 7-8 November 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNHCR1 Oct 2016

In this Ethiopia Child Protection Fact Sheet, UNHCR provides the main child protection highlights, issues, and trends for 2014 to 2016.