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Ethiopia acceded to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991, which sets a minimum age of marriage of 18, and ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1981, which obligates states to ensure free and full consent to marriage.
Ethiopia is a focus country of the UNICEF-UNFPA Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage, a multi-donor, multi-stakeholder programme working across 12 countries over four years.
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The first ever Ethiopian Girl Summit took place in Addis Ababa in June 2015.
The government reiterated commitments to eliminate child marriage by 2025 and a representative from the Inter Religious Council stated that child marriage cannot be justified through religion.
The Dutch-funded Yes, I Do Alliance and Her Choice Alliance both address issues driving child marriage in Ethiopia.
However, the Minister of Justice may grant dispensation for individuals to marry at 16 years upon application by themselves or their parents/guardians.
Girls often also marry before 18 years in religious and customary marriages.
During its Voluntary National Review at the 2017 High Level Political Forum, the government highlighted that its Women and Policy strategies address the elimination of child marriage.
Ethiopia co-sponsored the 2017 Human Rights Council resolution recognising the need to address child, early and forced marriage in humanitarian contexts, and the 2015 Human Rights Council resolution to end child, early and forced marriage, recognising that it is a violation of human rights.