Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia

 
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia has received 131 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia has received 483 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia has received 391 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia posted a progress report
    Married at 15 or Married at 30?
    By - Tieneke vanLonkhuyzen - Program Associate, Women and Population
    Elizabeth McKee Gore, the UN Foundation’s Executive Director of Global Partnerships, just wrapped up an extensive trip to Ethiopia, which brought her from rural villages to urban centers to everywhere in between. And while it’s hard to re-create such a dynamic trip in words, Elizabeth is doing exactly that with a blog...
    • 5 years ago
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    • PaulaB
      PaulaB I have an Ethiopian daughter whose family is from the Dire Dawa area. She is 22 years old and a college graduate. She is a strong advocate for education and against FGM. She will be seeing her motherland for the first time in September of this year (she was born in Sudan in a refugee camp). How different her life would... Read more »
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia posted a progress report
    A 12-year-old’s 18 hour work day
    By - Tieneke vanLonkhuyzen - Program Associate, Women and Population
    Elizabeth McKee Gore, the UN Foundation’s Executive Director of Global Partnerships, just wrapped up an extensive trip to Ethiopia, which brought her from rural villages to urban centers to everywhere in between. And while it’s hard to re-create such a dynamic trip in words, Elizabeth is doing exactly that with a blog...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia has received 226 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia posted a progress report
    Berhane Hewan Project Update
    By - Tieneke vanLonkhuyzen - Program Associate, Women and Population
    "I hate early marriage. I was married at an early age and my in-laws forced me to sleep with my husband and he made me suffer all night. After that, whenever day becomes night, I get worried thinking that it will be like that. This is what I hate most." (Amhara girl, age 11, betrothed at age 5) Because of the complexity...
    • 6 years ago
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    • brookey05
      brookey05 This update helped me realize how important it is for women like me to support organizations like THE GIRL EFFECT. It paints a clear picture of what is real in some parts of the world and how organizations like The Girl Effect can create hope and change.
      • 6 years ago
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    • Carla
      Carla We all have the responsibility to protect the world's children. I am honored to be able to help, even it is in such a small way.
      • 5 years ago
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  • Berhane Hewan: Reducing Child Marriage in Ethiopia has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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Tamara Kreinin

Executive Director, Women and Population Program
Washington, DC United States

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