Child Rights Governance

Thursday 11 June 2020

They said I had to get married: Arsema's story

 

Arsema in small village of Tigray region

Arsema* is a 14- year-old girl who lives in a small village in Tigray region, Ethiopia. Before the Coronavirus pandemic happened, Arsema was a grade seven student. An outstanding student, Arsema came in third in the last academic semester.  Then Schools were closed due to the pandemic and Arsema had to stay at home like 26 million other children across Ethiopia.

Wednesday 1 April 2020

Girl Parliamentarians Hold Media Briefing

 

On March 5, 2020, Save the Children organized media briefing for girl parliamentarians ahead of International Women’s Day.

Tuesday 5 March 2019

Save the Children Receives Certificate of Recognition from the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affairs

Thursday 6 December 2018

Save the Children Marks Universal Children’s Day with Partners

Ekin Ogutogullari, Country Director for Save the Children in Ethiopia underlined that Save the Children has been working with the government of Ethiopia for many years “to implement programs and policies in support of all children”.

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Change the face of Africa by ending child marriage

John Graham, Country Director of Save the Children in Ethiopia, wrote an opinion editorial calling for key actions to end child marriage, as African leaders gathered for the African Union Summit here in Addis Ababa. His article is published in The Reporter newspaper on Jan 31st, 2015.