Child Protection

Wednesday 11 October 2023

Photo series: Child marriage on the frontline of climate change


Double exposure portrait series by Maheder Haileselassie Tadese / Save the Children UK  available to download here.

Friday 6 October 2023

Triumphing Over Hardship: The Story of Nebiyu

Nebiyu, a 10-year-old boy from Ethiopia's Amhara region, faced economic hardship and lived with relatives while attending first grade. His mother's illness confined her to bed, making life challenging for the family. Despite the difficulties, Nebiyu excelled in Amharic, his favorite subject, and dreamed of becoming a doctor.

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Starting anew and on the path to a better future; Beritu's story

Beritu,18, a recent returnee of a failed migration attempt to Saudi Arabia Starts her life anew. a third child and an only daughter to her parents, she sells tea and coffee to her customers in Deder town of Oromia Region where she lives with her parents and her three brothers. 

Beritu’s story in her own words (quotes):

Tuesday 18 May 2021

A Child in need; A mother indeed, Aberash & Hanna

Aberash,48, is a mother of two. Her son, Solomon had moved and works as a professional tour guide. Demekech and her adopted daughter Hanna live in Demeka town, Hamer district of the Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples Region (SNNPR).    

Tuesday 9 March 2021

Teacher or Tailor, Plenty of options at home: Ahmed’s Story

Ahmed (16) lives in Gubalafto wereda. Located in Weldiya of northern Amhara region. He recently returned from a failed migration voyage to Saudi Arabia. Now, he sells garment textiles out of his little shop in the locality which is starting to become the local one stop shop among the neighborhood customers. He plans for a brighter future ahead as he gears up to find success in his hometown.