Child Protection

Monday 1 February 2021

I don't want my siblings to go through what i had been through; Hawa's story

Hawa, is a 19 year-old girl from Asbuli, a rural kebele, in the Erer district of the Somali Region, Ethiopia. When Hawa was only 15 years old; her parents had forced her to marry a man three times her age. However, she was unhappy with her forced marriage and three months later, she ran away from her husband and fled to Djibouti

Hawa's story(In her own words) 

Tuesday 3 March 2020

FROM A TRADITIONAL BIRTH ATTENDANT TO A HEALTH PROMOTER: GUZGUZ’S STORY

FROM A TRADITIONAL BIRTH ATTENDANT TO A HEALTH PROMOTER: GUZGUZ’S STORY

 Guzguz, 52, a health promoter sitting outside her house in Ethiopia

Guzguz, 52, is a mother of three children. She lives in Agri - a rural village in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. 

Tuesday 25 February 2020

I WILL NOT CUT MY YOUNG DAUGHTERS: KEDIJA’S STORY

I WILL NOT CUT MY YOUNG DAUGHTERS: KEDIJA’S STORY

 

A mother of four, 38 –year- old Kedija, lives in Idora, a small remote rural village in Erer district of

Ethiopia’s Somali region. Close to 5,000 people live in Kedija’s village, earning a living mainly through livestock rearing.

Monday 24 February 2020

FIGHTING FGM THROUGH SCHOOL CLUBS: SUMEYA’S STORY

 

IGHTING FGM THROUGH SCHOOL CLUBS: SUMEYA’S ST

12-year-old Sumeya Hassen is a fifth grade student at Harmukale full cycle primary and Junior high

Wednesday 29 May 2019

A Safer Walk to Clean Water Source: Deka’s Story

Deka Hassan Edin, 15, lives in Halo-luko, a village in MoyaleWoreda of Dawa zone in Somali region, Ethiopia. Like many women and girls in her village, Deka fetches water from a hand dug well that Save the Children rehabilitated in October 2018 through its Emergency Response Mechanism in Ethiopia (ERM) project.The hand dug well was out of order for quite some time, and that led to constant and acute water shortage in the area with residents using water from the unsafe and unclean Harbora pond some eight kilometers away from Deka’s village.

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