This project will draw on Young Lives quantitative and qualitative data to synthesise findings on sexual reproductive health and inequality in Ethiopia. This review will serve to inform the Packard Foundation on future grant making around equity and justice initiatives.
The team will produce three outputs designed to explore the relationship between inequalities and sexual reproductive health: a working paper, a journal article and a policy brief.
The paper will feature a review and synthesis of over 30 Young Lives papers and briefs including across both policy and program findings and feature further analysis of Young Lives data gathered from the Round 5 survey and 5th wave of qualitative research.
Each output will take the lens of intersecting inequalities, encompassing gender, age, location, ethnicity and differential access to services to explore a range of topics from knowledge about sexual reproductive health, sexual debut and contraception to pregnancy and childbirth, early marriage, abduction and female genital mutilation/cutting. The article and policy brief will be presented at the Child Research and Practice Forum and Ethiopia's Ministry of Health in 2022.