Improving Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and Nutrition in Ethiopia

Reporting Organization:UNICEF
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 14,800,000
Timeframe: August 14, 2018 - December 31, 2022
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Ethiopia - $ 14,800,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (44 %)

Nutrition (40 %)

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Law, Governance & Public Policy (16 %)

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The project aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health and nutritional status of adolescents, particularly adolescent girls. The project includes activities to support the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education in improving access to quality adolescent-specific reproductive health and nutrition knowledge and services within the health systems, schools and communities in food-insecure districts of Ethiopia. Project activities include: (1) training health workers to provide greater adolescent-friendly sexual and reproductive health and nutrition services; (2) providing iron folate supplements to adolescent girls and biannual de-worming services to adolescents in and out-of-school; (3) establishing adolescent-friendly spaces within communities to reach out-of-school adolescent girls on nutrition and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) practices and services; and (4) upgrading and rehabilitating girl-friendly sanitary facilities in schools. The project aims to reach 4,000,000 adolescents, mostly adolescent girls.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adolescent females Adolescent males
Total Direct Population: 4,000,000
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased access to and utilization of adolescent-friendly sexual and reproductive health and nutrition services; (2) improved sexual and reproductive health and nutrition practices by adolescents, particularly girls; and (3) enhanced capacity of schools for efficient and effective delivery of water, sanitation and hygiene services that respond to the needs of girls.

Achieved Results



  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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