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A Study on Violence against Girls in Primary Schools and Its Impacts on Girls’ Education in Ethiopia (2008)

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Publication Date: 2008
Author/Publisher: Save the Children
Language: English

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The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the Ethiopian Constitution proclaim that children are to be protected from any kind of harm, violence or abuse. Despite the legal provisions and efforts to reduce and eliminate violence against children, particularly girls, violence and abuse seem to be widespread in Ethiopia - taking place at home, in schools, and in the community at large.

 

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