Just a year later, her marriage was annulled and, since then, her life has taken off in a new direction. "It has transformed my life as well as that of my family.If Berhane Hewan were not here, I would have borne children at a very young age and would have been poor." Through the programme, which aims to support both married and unmarried adolescent girls, Zufan learned that child marriage was a violation of her human rights, and challenged her parents to annul hers.The following feature story, and related box, explain how this model project amply fulfills those criteria.(Light for Eve, in Amharic) when the project was piloted in her locality, Messobo, in 2004.D’après la plus récente enquête Afrobaromètre, la tolérance sociale des Béninois a augmenté de 2014 à 2017, et peu de citoyens déclarent avoir été discriminé à cause de leur appartenance religieuse ou ethnique, de leur sexe, ou d’un handicap.The widely-discussed idea of a grand coalition of Zimbabwe’s opposition parties to improve their chances of defeating the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) in next year’s elections has powerful support among partisans of...Use the filters below to search blog posts by topic, author, or date.
is “thought to be one of the oldest alcoholic beverages ever produced,” and B. Platt, in a 1955 article in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, wrote that “fermented honey drinks may have been the earliest alcoholic beverages known to man, and the discovery of them has been attributed to the Hamites.” The German researcher Carl Seyffert’s important 1930 study of honey and bees in Africa documents the affection of African cultures for honey wine.
Ethiopia's work with adolescent girls has garnered first prize in a Fund-wide contest to identify good practices related to adolescents and youth.
Criteria included relevance (to UNFPA's strategic plan), innovation (in its approaches), impact (as demonstrated by positive and tangible results) and replicability (whether it can be effectively scaled up).
In some Nilotic cultures, located largely in southwestern Ethiopia, people use sorghum beer and honey wine to anesthetize animals before a sacrifice.
The Nyangatom, a Nilotic people of Ethiopia, once had a clan that did this.