Yes I Do Project(YIDA)

The Yes I Do Alliance (YIDA), comprising Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia (lead organization), Plan International-Ethiopia, Development Expertise Center and Talent Youth Association as well as a research team from Addis Ababa University, works on ending CM, female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and teenage pregnancy (TP) which is under implementation in 10 Bahirdar Zuria primary school Kebeles and 18 Kewet primary School kebeles from 2016-2020

Objective of the program

The Objective of this project is to address the underlying drivers: social norms, gender inequality and lack of opportunities of adolescent boys and girls thereby ending Child Marriage (CM),Ten Age Pregnancy(TP) and Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) .

Target groups and beneficiaries

Adolescent girls and boys aged from 10-24 in upper primary schools

Where we implement those projects

Ahmara regional states Kewet and Bahirdar Zuria

Successes

Successful in providing Comprehensive Sexual Education(CSE) at School level

Innovation

Able to digitalize Comprehensive Sexuality Education(CSE) manual or “Meharebe Manual)