12 November 2013
News
 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – One of the largest gatherings in the area of sexual and reproductive health, the third International Conference on Family Planning opened today in Addis Ababa, calling attention to the wide-... Read more
10 January 2014
In the News
While China is relaxing its one-child policy, Ethiopia, one of the most heavily populated countries in Africa, is moving in the opposite direction. Recently, Bloomberg's Carole Zimmer received a fellowship grant to... Read more
14 November 2013
News
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – UNFPA participated today in two key sessions on youth empowerment and adolescent pregnancy at the third International Conference on Family Planning, under way in Addis Ababa from 12-15 November.... Read more
18 June 2013
News
AFAR REGION, Ethiopia — Ten-year-old Sadiya Abubakar had suffered for a long time.  What should be a natural regular function – urination– had become an ordeal for her. Sadiya was infibulated when she was just seven... Read more
17 January 2013
News
Ethiopia's work with adolescent girls has garnered first prize in a Fund-wide contest to identify good practices related to adolescents and youth. Criteria included relevance (to UNFPA's strategic plan), innovation (in... Read more
16 July 2012
News
ADDIS ABABA -- UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin today called on African First Ladies to use their positions and voices to stop early child marriage and teenage pregnancy. In a speech read on his behalf... Read more
15 May 2012
News
SHASHEMENE, Ethiopia – One of the key strategies for reducing maternal mortality is making sure trained midwives attend births and can refer women with complications to timely obstetric care. It’s one of the strategies... Read more
18 April 2012
News
  Since this story was initially published in early 2010, the contraceptive prevalence rate for long-acting family planning methods has already increased -- from 1.3 per cent to 4.3 per cent according to the Ethiopian... Read more
1 March 2012
News
TIGRAY REGION, Ethiopia — “We are all looking to you to be a window of hope to reduce the unnecessary death of mothers and newborns during pregnancy and delivery in rural Ethiopia,” said Dr.Tedros Adhanom, the Minister... Read more
2 February 2012
News
AFAR REGION, Ethiopia — In a ceremony of poetry, drama and music, the Buremudaytu and Argoba districts in the Afar region officially abandoned female genital mutilation/cutting earlier this month. The event– attended by... Read more

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