Ethiopia is committed to ensuring safe drinking water and sanitation for all by 2030 (SDG 6).
Belain Gebremedhin, Director, Disability Rights and Rights of Older Persons Department, said “the session is part of a broader mainstreaming strategy that includes appointment of focal persons or, as we like to call them, ‘ambassadors’, in all of our departments”
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.
Ethiopia's human rights body on Wednesday implicated security forces in the killings of more than a dozen civilians last year in an incident that has stoked tensions in the restive Oromia region.
In Ethiopia persons affected by leprosy and their families face multiple forms of discrimination and are exposed to severe social, economic and psychological pressure due to misconceptions and lack of understandings.
The program is titled human rights defenders for Peace: The Right to Peace as a Human Rights.
On the occasion of the International Day of Education, EHRC calls for intensified efforts to get children back to schools in conflict-affected areas
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Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Public Statement | December 16, 2021
The Commission also reiterates that the relevant authorities should closely monitor that the state of emergency proclamation is implemented in a manner that strictly adheres to human rights principles.