About the EJHR

  • The Ethiopian Journal of Human Rights (EJHR) is a multidisciplinary journal published by the Center for Human Rights, Addis Ababa University (CHR, AAU).

Objective and Scope

  • The objectives of the EJHRs include promotion of knowledge and dialogue on issues of human rights as multidisciplinary theme. Furthermore it envisions promoting human rights values including, but not limited to, understanding, tolerance, and participation.
  • The EJHR welcomes solicited and unsolicited research articles, reviews, commentaries, decisions of courts/tribunals, opinions/notes/reflections, etc…related to human rights.

 Peer Review Statement and Originality

    • All research articles published in the journal undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and;
  • Articles submitted to the journal must be original contributions that are not under consideration for any other publication.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Meron Zeleke, Email: eressokiyya@gmail.com

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Ethiopian Journal of Human Rights (Peer-reviewed)

March 2013                    Published Once A Year                         Vol. I

Justiciability of Directive Principles of State Policy in Africa: The Experiences of Ethiopia and Ghana

                                                         Abdi Jibril Ali and Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua
Beyond Universalism-Cultural Relativism Debate: Potentials of the Gada System for Legitimizing Human Rights of Women

                                                                                                  Bona Legesse Geshe
Bigamy and Women’s Land Rights: The Case of Oromia and SNNP National Regional States

                                                                                           Belachew Mekuria Fikre
Trade Union Rights of Government Employees in Ethiopia: Long Overdue!

                                                                                                   Desset Abebe Teferi
The Law of Affirmative Action in Ethiopia: A Framework for Dialogue                                                                                  Wondemagegn Tadesse Goshu

Notes and Reflections                                                                                          On Tax Foreclosure Rules and Taxpayers’ Rights to Privacy and of Access to Justice

                                                                                                 Kinfe Micheal Yilma

Opinion/Experience Legal Advice and Information in Malawi and Ethiopia: Access to Justice for Poor People

                                                                                                                Gillian Long

Developments in Human Rights                                                        Ethiopia’s First National Human Rights Action Plan: An Overview                                                                                                                   Abraham Ayalew

Published by the Center for Human Rights School of Governance Studies, Addis Ababa University P. O. Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia … http://www.aau.edu.et/humanrights/

You can download the full document  /Vol I and Vol II /

Ethiopian Journal of Human Rights Vols I and II   

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Ethiopian Journal of Human Rights (Peer-reviewed)

April 2018                Published Once A Year                Vol. III


Women’s Property Rights and Claims in Customary Justice Systems A Case Study of Ambo and Hawassa. 

                                       Meron Zeleke, Tadesse Kassa and Berhanu Mossisa

The Implications of Multiple Spousal Relationships: Experience of Women in Hawassa and Adama Towns

                                       Fasil Mulatu Gessesse[1] and Abdulatif Kedir Idris

Help Seeking Experiences of Female Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Legal and Social Protections

                                                     Anchinesh Shiferaw and Kuribachew Hailu 

Rights and Reality: The working Conditions of Female Factory Workers in Selected Manufacturing Industry Sites in Ethiopia 

                                      Kokebe Wolde, Fekade Alemayehu, & Tadesse Tesfaye

Women with Disabilities, their Challenges in Laws and Administration of Justice: Cases from Addis Ababa

                                                                      Bezawit Bekele and Yonas Mulugeta


                         Published by the Center for Human Rights                                          School of Law and Governance Studies, Addis Ababa University       P.O. Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia … https://humanrights.aau.edu.et/

You can download the full document /Vol III/ . . . .


EJHRS Volume III_Pulbished Page also Edited