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Tigray conflict decimates maternal health services, overwhelms health workers

SHIRE, Tigray, Ethiopia – “When the conflict broke out, I was two months pregnant. We were forced…

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Urgent funding needed to assist survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in Tigray

Tigray, Ethiopia – “I was running from place to place without food or shelter. I was in fear all…

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Pregnant women struggle to find support, stability after displacement from Tigray Region in Ethiopia

GONDAR, Ethiopia – “When you think about your future, you never plan to be uprooted from the…

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Ethiopia's midwives grapple with the COVID-19 while ensuring safe delivery

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Today Ethiopia has more than…

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Community-led enforcement shows the way on ending child marriage in Ethiopia

KOLA TEMBEIN, Tigray Region, Ethiopia – Earlier this year, Haderu Gebray, 15, and her parents were…

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Displaced women in eastern Ethiopia stand up to pressure, stigma over family planning

UNITED NATIONS, New York/SOMALI REGION, Ethiopia – Trik Dulene knows all about bullying and…

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With coffee ceremony and midwives, mums get a happy start in rural Ethiopia

BASOLIBEN, Ethiopia – When Fikre Molla was preparing to have her baby, she wanted the childbirth…

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Ethiopian girls learn the skills they need to thrive – and secure their independence

SOKORU, Ethiopia – Two years ago, 16-year-old Salia Shemsu waited to be married off.

She had…

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Family planning liberating for women in rural Ethiopia

DEBAYTILATGIN, Ethiopia – Hulunayehu Belay’s family ekes out a living by farming a small plot of…

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Debilitating childbirth injury takes major toll on women

JIMMA, Ethiopia – After her wedding at age 20 in the Seka District of Ethiopia, Birkisa Aba Nega…

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