Gender Equality

The project through four initiatives, aims to move towards a more holistic approach to preventing and combating violence against women, ensure freedom of choice and gender equality.

MEETING THE SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH NEEDS OF ADOLESCENTS

This initiative works to improve the sexual and reproductive health of 90% of adolescents aged 14-20 in 20 schools

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY

Works to help secure Women’s rights and gender equality by mobilizing the media to adopt self-regulatory measures, internal codes of conduct/ethics and internal supervision, and develop standards in media coverage that promotes gender equality.

GENDER EQUALITY IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR

This initiative plans to achieve a minimum of 25% of women in the decision making structure of the private sector and the parastatals of Ethiopia by 2021.

COMBATING VIOLENCE AGAINST GIRLS

This program works to assist high school girls in 92 woredas gain confidence and capacity they need to get rid of gender based violence in schools and their community.