Gender Equality refers to the right to equality and non-discrimination between men and women in all spheres. It is a fundamental human rights principle that every individual shall be equal before the law and shall be entitled to equal protection of the law without distinction of any kind.
Ethiopia is committed to ensuring safe drinking water and sanitation for all by 2030 (SDG 6).
UNICEF’s 2020 data shows that in Ethiopia, 25 million girls and women have undergone FGM, the largest absolute number in Eastern and Southern Africa.