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Gendered trajectories of young people through school, work and marriage in Ethiopia

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This paper discusses the school, work and marriage trajectories of young people in Ethiopia, drawing on qualitative longitudinal data gathered from 30 young people and their parents, and descriptive survey statistics. It contributes to the global debate on the linearity of transitions and seeks to establish whether gender plays a role in shaping young people’s trajectories. The key findings include that children developed high educational aspirations and tried hard to achieve them, though oft...

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Peer reviewed
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Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2016-08-05
Pubs id:
pubs:647630
URN:
uri:794dd2ff-08a2-4f8b-acaf-bd9c08297501
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uuid:794dd2ff-08a2-4f8b-acaf-bd9c08297501
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pubs:647630
ISBN:
978-1-909403-71-0

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