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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

Shelley A. Steenrod - Adoption Quarterly,

This paper explores how adoptive parents, with knowledge of exploitation in their own adoptions, are responding emotionally and pragmatically.

Shelley A. Steenrod - Adoption Quarterly,

Through interviews with adoptive parents, this study explores what and how adoption-related exploitation occurred in Ethiopia.


UNICEF is seeking a consultant to provide technical inputs for the Alternative Childcare Directive of the Government of Ethiopia.

Anduamlak Molla Takele, Messay Gebremariam Kotecho, Philip Mendes - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

This article presents the case for an independent care leaving policy in Ethiopia to address the multifaceted needs of children in care and improve the care leaving service in the country.

Haimanot Teferi and Tesfalem Teshome - Pediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics,

This study aimed to assess magnitude and associated factors of undernutrition among children aged 6–59 months in Ethiopian orphanage centres.

Gillian Mann and Emily Delap - Family for Every Child,

This paper argues that kinship care – the care of children by relatives or friends of the family – represents the greatest resource available for meeting the needs of girls and boys who are orphaned or otherwise live apart from their parents.

Abay, Kibrom A.; Berhane, Guush; Hoddinott, John; Tafere, Kibrom - World Bank,

This paper assesses the impact of Ethiopia's flagship social protection program, the Productive Safety Net Program on the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the food and nutrition security of households, mothers, and children.

Asnakech Tesfaye and Ashenafi Hagos - Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities (EJOSSAH),

This study is about international kinship care arrangements in Ethiopia, focusing on Ethiopian children who applied for an Australian Orphan Relative Visa.

Family for Every Child,

In this online event, Family for Every Child members FSCE (Ethiopia), The Mulberry Bush (UK), Praajak (India) and CSID (Bangladesh) discussed children's care in the context of COVID-19.

Solomon Kassie Alem - Journal of Pedagogical Research,

The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychosocial problems of orphan children in public primary schools in Ethiopia.