Addis Ababa: SIDA, 2002. 70 p.
This country gender profile provides comparative information on men and women in Ethiopia covering a wide range of issues, with particular reference to poverty and other economic, political, legal socio-economic and socio-cultural factors. Three topics namely, the girl child, HIV/AIDS and human rights and governance are given separate coverage because of the need to give special attention to the issues. The paper is an outcome of a gender equality assessment undertaken, that enabled the examiniation of existing situations, actions taken to address disparities, stakeholders involved, and identification of opportunities for intervention. The objective of the exercise was provision of information on Ethiopia for the facilitation of gender aware country strategies and projects development, as well as policy dialogue.
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