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Ethiopia

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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List of Organisations

African Child Policy Forum (ACPF),

ACPF is seeking to recruit a senior executive for the position of Executive Director (ED) who will enhance ACPF’s role as the moral and authoritative voice for Africa’s children.

Juan José Hernández-Morante, et al -Nutrition,

The objective of this study was to evaluate the health status and anthropometrical development of adopted children from Ethiopia living in southern Spain.

Heran Ejara, Nega Jibat - Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences,

This study from Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences examined perceptions and practices of domestic adoption in Adama City in Oromia/Ethiopia. The study reveals that people’s perception towards adoption practice, adoptive parents and children is mixed; it could be positive and encouraging or negative and discouraging.

Clifford O. Odimegwu - Family Demography and Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa,

This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.

Adrian D. van Breda & John Pinkerton - Emerging Adulthood,

The special issue of Emerging Adulthood titled “Care-Leaving in Africa” is the first collection of essays on care-leaving by African scholars. This article, coauthored by scholars from North and South, argues in favor of North–South dialogue but highlights several challenges inherent in this, including the indigenizing and thus marginalizing of African experience and scholarship and divergent constructions of key social concepts.

Anduamlak Molla Takele, Messay Gcebremariam Kotecho - Emerging Adulthood,

This study used a qualitative research design to uncover female care-leavers’ experience of aftercare in Ethiopia in 2017.

Matthew MacFarlane, Beth L. Rubenstein, Terry Saw, Daniel Mekonnen, Craig Spencer and Lindsay Stark - BMC International Health and Human Rights,

In this study, a mobile phone-based surveillance system was established in a drought-affected district in northern Ethiopia to assess the feasibility of using community focal points to monitor cases of unaccompanied and separated children.

Newsday - BBC World Service,

In this radio segment from Newsday, Aselefech Evans, an Ethiopian adoptee who was adopted to the US at the age of six, speaks about her support of the Ethiopian Prime Minister's decision to adopt a child.

CPC Learning Network,

CPC Learning Network is seeking a Project Officer to implement a project to measure the impact of efforts to reduce child labor and modern trafficking.

Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, et al - Children and Youth Services Review,

The study's objective was to determine what successful caregivers of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) in diverse countries do to sustain their positive mental health.