Country Ethiopia
Year 2005 - 2013
Type of Measure Administrative data > Health
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls, Other harmful practices

Brief Description


Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C) prevalence declined from 74% in 2005 to 23% for the 0-14 age group in 2011 (EDHS 2005 and welfare monitoring survey 2011), abduction declined from 23.3% in 1997 to 12.7% in 2009/10. Further more, the prevalence of early marriage has shown a significant decline from 21.4% in 2009/10 to 8% in 2012/13.

Source of Information

The Government of Ethiopia, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 26