POLICY BRIEF: COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls in Ethiopia

Authors/editor(s): UN Women Ethiopia / EVAW Team

The brief highlights emerging evidence of COVID-19 impact on violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Ethiopia. It provides recommendations to be considered by all sectors of society, from governments to international organizations and to civil society organizations, in order to prevent and respond to VAWG in Ethiopia. It also highlights UN Women Ethiopia interventions in the country to respond to COVID-19.


It is a living document that complements other briefs prepared by UN Women headquarter on COVID-19 and gender and ending violence against women.


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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Ethiopia

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Domestic violence/interpersonal violence; Rape/sexual assault; Gender equality and inequality

Series: EVAW COVID-19 briefs

UN Women office involved in publication: Ethiopia Country Office

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 8

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)