UN Women Ethiopia: Changing the lives of women and girls

Authors/editor(s): Letty Chiwara, Anna Parini, Marie Goretti Nduwayo, Glenn Shaw and Fikerte Abebe

The publication presents UN Women Ethiopia’s key achievements in Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) in the country and at regional level of the year 2019.  It explains the office’s triple mandate - Normative, Coordination and Operational. It presents the works done by the office in collaboration with partners to achieve meaningful changes in GEWE by presenting successful initiatives under each programmatic area. The publication includes impact stories to exemplify the positive effects of the office work at different levels. It also highlights UN Women's Executive Director's first official visit to Ethiopia country office.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Ethiopia

Subject area(s): 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Gender statistics; Humanitarian action; Leadership and political participation; Partnerships

Resource type: Best practices; Annual reports; Impact stories

UN Women office involved in publication: Ethiopia Country Office

Publication year: 2020

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