Overview of Ethiopian Faith-Based Organizations’ response for the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child Early Forced Marriage (CEFM) from 2010-2016. This report provides a baseline to engaging FBOs for future programming and provides evidence on how FBOs have addressed the issues of FGM and CEFM.
The assessment covered eight organizations Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia and its seven member
organizations. These include The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC), Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council (EIASC), Ethiopian Catholic Church (ECC), Evangelical Churches Fellowship of Ethiopia(ECFE), Ethiopian Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDAC), Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) and Kale Hiwot Church. Additionally, the report includes FBOs and their development wing work as well.