Gender Needs Assessment for Mekelle City, Ethiopia

Kong, Lucy

This needs assessment is focused explicitly on achieving gender equality and women's empowerment,. The research for this study was conducted in Mekelle, the capital city of the Tigray National Regional State, situated 780 kilometers north of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital. MCI's research has shown that attention to gender equality has increased across all sectors of Mekelle society. Nevertheless, significant gaps still exist. Violence against women, including rape, remains a problem.This needs assessment puts forward a number of practical interventions to help strengthen support for enforcing the rights of girls and women.

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Academic Units
Millennium Cities Initiative
Millennium Cities Initiative
MCI Social Sector Working Paper Series, 5/2010
Published Here
May 10, 2010