These harmful traditional practices can extend from child marriage, female gential mutilation and polygamous marriage. Gender equality has been a problem in Ethiopia for decades but has had an improvement over the past three years since when Mulatu Teshome became president. Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Somaliland. Thanks to European advisors, women in the ensuing period were kept out of the army and politics, even as advisors. According to the Ethiopian Demographic And Health Survey , the women's median for their first marriage is at 17 years of age and 15 years of age in the Amhara district, however it is 23 years of age for men.
Amiyah. Age: 26.
For example, learning their reading skills early on, the association Reading for Ethiopia's Achievement Developed action centers around improving reading abilities in elementary schools.
Ava. Age: 20.
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Thanks to European advisors, women in the ensuing period were kept out of the army and politics, even as advisors. Fetura Mohammed a 14 year old in the Oromo region had an organized marriage set by her dad, yet she just desired to "complete her education and have her own job before getting married. Of the 2, delegates who attended the party's inaugural congress in , only 6 percent were women.