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Ethiopia – Amhara Region The situation of child marriage in Qewet and Bahir Dar Zurida: a focus on gender roles, parenting and young people’s future perspectives

Abeje Berhanu , Dereje Tesama , Beleyne Worku , Almaz Mekonnen , Lisa Juanola , Anke van der Kwaak

This report presents a qualitative study conducted as part of the research component of the Yes I Do programme in Ethiopia, which is being implemented in the Amhara region from 2016 until 2020. This introduction starts with a brief background of the Yes I Do programme and the objectives of the research component, after which the focus of this qualitative study, including how and why the themes addressed were selected, is presented.

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  • Yes I Do: Reduce Child Marriage, Teenage Pregnancies and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

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    This project aims to reduce child marriage, teenage pregnancies and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) related practices. Its work covers seven countries: Pakistan, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi. The Yes I Do project is a joint collaboration with Plan Netherlands in the lead, along with CHOICE, Rutgers and Amref. It is funded by the […]