Female to Female Relationships: Legal only in some areas
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Has your sexual orientation affected your job in NIGERIA? Do you feel limited in your career by your sexual orientation?
In too many ways to count
I changed careers because of my sexual orientation
I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am lesbian or gay
My co-workers harass me because of my sexual orientation
I have not been limited by my sexual orientation, though I am out at work
The room at Gurara High School in a low-income neighborhood of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is full of teens engaged in animated conversation on a weekday afternoon. They are talking openly about sex and how to protect themselves from unintended pregnancy, HIV and other STIs. Some of the students trained as peer educators lead a discussion about a young couple facing an unintended pregnancy – teens chime in knowingly, volunteering suggestions and discussing options like emergency contraception and abortion. At this youth-friendly help point, Ethiopian students have access to space and information, and can discuss their sexual and reproductive health in a friendly, trusting environment. “We get information we never get from parents or teachers,” says one student. “We feel empowered". >>>