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The Prevalence of Domestic Servitude Among Child Domestic Workers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

It is estimated that there are 17.2 million child domestic workers globally, most of whom are girls. Research related to this marginalized group is limited, with most at a small scale or subsumed in other topics, such as domestic workers generally.

The dearth of evidence limits awareness about girls in such circumstances and inhibits the design and implementation of context-appropriate policy and program responses. 

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Investing in Younger Adolescent Girls in Kenya Leads to Long-term Sustained Improvements in Education and Health: What We Know Six Years After the Start of the Adolescent Girls Initiative–Kenya

Investing in Younger Adolescent Girls in Kenya Leads to Long-term Sustained Improvements in Education and Health: What We Know Six Years After the Start of the Adolescent Girls Initiative–Kenya

Adolescent girls in Kenya and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa face a myriad of vulnerabilities including household poverty, violence, limited education opportunities, and a lack of economic opportunities and independence. 

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