As the Nobel Peace Prize highlights the environmental role of women in Africa, Amaretch, 10, from the capital, Addis Ababa, tells of her daily struggle.
My name, Amaretch, means "the beautiful one". I am the youngest of four children in my family.
Today, I spent from 0300 to 1500 collecting the branches of eucalyptus trees which people use as firewood.
I will sell this big bundle at the market for about $2. This will feed my family for a couple of days