The Population Council’s Poverty, Gender, and Youth program seeks to understand and address the disparities in opportunity that arise during adolescence, the critical requirements for reaching a successful, productive adulthood, the causes and consequences of gender inequality, and the social dimensions of poverty in developing countries.

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Submissions from 2018

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Dataset: Married adolescent girls in rural Assiut and Souhag: Limited choices and unfulfilled reproductive health needs, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab

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Dataset: Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP), Karen Austrian

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Dataset: Safe and Smart Savings, Karen Austrian

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Dataset: Adolescent Girls Initiative-Kenya (AGI-K), Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, John A. Maluccio, Joyce Mumah, and Benta Abuya

Submissions from 2017

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Dataset: The economic returns to investing in girls, Thoai Ngo, Erica Chuang, and Kelly Hallman

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Dataset: Survey of Young People in Egypt: Data Sets, Population Council

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Dataset: UDAYA, Adolescent Survey, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, 2015–16, Population Council

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Dataset: Evidence for causal links between education and maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, and malaria: A systematic review (materials), Stephanie Psaki, Barbara Mensch, Andrea J. Melnikas, and Erica Chuang

Submissions from 2014

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Health + Equality + School Engagement: Scenarios USA reinvents sex education, Rafael Mazin and Andrea Lynch

Submissions from 2013

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Breaking the silence: Learning about youth sexual and reproductive health in Egypt, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Sally Saher, and Nora El Nawawi

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Breaking the silence: Learning about youth sexual and reproductive health in Egypt [Arabic], Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Sally Saher, and Nora El Nawawi

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Financial inclusion of female garment workers, Sigma Ainul, Md. Irfan Hossain, Sajeda Amin, and Ubaidur Rob

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Kalkidan ('Promise'): Addressing marital transmission of HIV in Ethiopia, Banchiamlack Dessalegn and Annabel Erulkar

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The contracting world of girls at puberty: Violence and gender-divergent access to the public sphere among adolescents in South Africa, Kelly Hallman, Nora Kenworthy, Judith A. Diers, Nick Swan, and Bashi Devnarain

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Growing up in rural India: An exploration into the lives of younger and older adolescents in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Iram Saeed, and Archana Sarkar

Submissions from 2012

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The reproductive health of young people in Egypt, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Noha Roushdy, and Maia Sieverding

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The reproductive health of young people in Egypt [Arabic], Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Noha Roushdy, and Maia Sieverding

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Berhane Hewan ('Light for Eve'): Increasing opportunities to delay marriage and promote schooling, Annabel Erulkar and Eunice N. Muthengi

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Addis Birhan Wendoch ('New Light Boys'): Working with boys and young men to create healthier futures, Woldemariam Girma, Diane Rubino, Annabel Erulkar, Worku Ambelu, and Ayenechew Kerie

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Injectable contraceptives: Perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers in India, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and A.J. Francis Zavier

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Belize coverage exercise study: Assessing the status to build a portfolio of targeted interventions for vulnerable girls, Joint UN Programme of Adolescent Girls

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Challenges facing the Egyptian education system: Access, quality, and inequality, Caroline Krafft

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Challenges facing the Egyptian education system: Access, quality, and inequality [Arabic], Caroline Krafft

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Is early childhood care and education a good investment for Egypt? Estimates of educational impacts, costs, and benefits, Caroline Krafft

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Is early childhood care and education a good investment for Egypt? Estimates of educational impacts, costs, and benefits [Arabic], Caroline Krafft

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Increasing opportunities to delay marriage and promote schooling: Results from a baseline survey in rural Tanzania, Eunice N. Muthengi and Annabel Erulkar

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Informality and labor market dynamics during economic downturns: Evidence from Egypt, Rania Roushdy and May Gadallah

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Who is covered and who under-reports: An empirical analysis of access to social insurance on the Egyptian labor market, Rania Roushdy and Irene Selwaness

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The impact of water supply and sanitation on child health: Evidence from Egypt, Rania Roushdy, Maia Sieverding, and Hanan Radwan

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Providing maternal and newborn health services: Experiences of auxiliary nurse midwives in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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The sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people in India: A review of the situation, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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A life course perspective on social protection among the working poor of Egypt, Maia Sieverding

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Female disadvantage in the Egyptian labor market: A youth perspective, Maia Sieverding

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Female disadvantage in the Egyptian labor market: A youth perspective [Arabic], Maia Sieverding

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Youth perspectives on entrepreneurship in Egypt: Barriers to entrepreneurship as a means to combat youth unemployment, Maia Sieverding

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Youth perspectives on entrepreneurship in Egypt: Barriers to entrepreneurship as a means to combat youth unemployment [Arabic], Maia Sieverding

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Social protection in Egypt: A policy overview, Maia Sieverding and Irene Selwaness

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The power of girls' schooling for young women's empowerment and reproductive health, Batool Zaidi, Zeba Sathar, Minhaj ul Haque, and Fareeha Zafar

Submissions from 2011

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Transition from higher education to the labor market: Unemployment among graduates from the gender perspective in the Palestinian Territory, Saleh Alkafri

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When girls' lives matter: Ending forced and early marriage in Cameroon, Sajeda Amin and Andrea Lynch

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Safe and smart savings products for vulnerable adolescent girls in Kenya and Uganda: Results from the Uganda pilot evaluation, Karen Austrian

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National efforts toward FGM-free villages in Egypt: The evidence of impact, Ghada Barsoum, Nadia Rifaat, Omaima El-Gibaly, Nihal Elwan, and Natalie Forcier

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Le travail des femmes dans le secteur agricole: Entre précarité et empowerment—Cas de trois régions en Egypte, au Maroc et en Tunisie, Zhour Bouzidi, Saker El Nour, and Wided Moumen

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Day of dialogue on multipurpose prevention technologies: Toward clarity in nomenclature, Martha Brady and C. Elizabeth McGrory

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First generation of gender and HIV programs: Seeking clarity and synergy, Judith Bruce, Nicole Haberland, Amy Joyce, Eva Roca, and Tobey Nelson Sapiano

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Female wages in the Egyptian textiles and clothing industry: Low pay or discrimination?, Amirah El-Haddad

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Biruh Tesfa ('Bright Future') program provides domestic workers, orphans and migrants in urban Ethiopia with social support, HIV education and skills, Annabel Erulkar, Herma Gebru, and Gebeyehu Mekonnen

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Factors of career mobility in Egypt by gender, May Gadallah

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Rethinking the time allocation of Egyptian females: A matching analysis, Rana Hardy

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Parent-child communication on sexual and reproductive health matters: Perspectives of mothers and fathers of youth in India, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

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Sexual and reproductive health of young people in India: A review of policies, laws and programmes, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

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Decrease of youth participation in the labor market in the Palestinian territories: Reasons and determinants from gender prospects [Arabic], Ayman Abdul Majeed

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Women's job search behavior in the Egyptian labor market, Somaya Abdel Mowla

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Dataset: Siyakha Nentsha: Enhancing the Health, Economic and Social Capabilities of Highly Vulnerable Young People, 2008-2011, Population Council

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Women's economic resources and bargaining in marriage: Does Egyptian women's status depend on earnings or marriage payments?, Rania Salem

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Effects of the Janani Suraksha Yojana on maternal and newborn care practices: Women's experiences in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Rajib Acharya, and A.J. Francis Zavier

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Implementing the Janani Suraksha Yojana: Perspectives and experiences of Accredited Social Health Activists in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and A.J. Francis Zavier

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On trade policies and wage disparity in Egypt: Evidence from microeconomic data, Chahir Zaki

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La dynamique de la discrimination salariale et de l'équité gendorielle sur le marché du travail au Maroc, Sami Zouari

Submissions from 2010

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White paper: Enhancing adolescent financial capabilities through financial education in Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin, Laila Rahman, Sigma Ainul, Ubaidur Rob, Bushra Zaman, and Rinat Akter

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The nature of mothers' work and children's schooling in Nepal: The influence of income and time effects, Ashish Bajracharya

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Poverty, marriage timing, and transitions to adulthood in Nepal: A longitudinal analysis using the Nepal Living Standards Survey, Ashish Bajracharya and Sajeda Amin

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The causes of educational differences in fertility in sub-Saharan Africa, John Bongaarts

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L'adolescence des filles au Burkina Faso: Une clé de voûte pour le changement social, Martha Brady, Lydia Saloucou, and Erica Chong

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Ethiopia gender survey: A study in seven regions, Annabel Erulkar, Abebaw Ferede, Worku Ambelu, Woldemariam Girma, Helen Amdemikael, Behailu GebreMedhin, Berhanu Legesse, Ayehualem Tameru, and Messay Teferi

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Ethiopia young adult survey: A study in seven regions, Annabel Erulkar, Abebaw Ferede, Worku Ambelu, Woldemariam Girma, Helen Amdemikael, Behailu GebreMedhin, Berhanu Legesse, Ayehualem Tameru, and Messay Teferi

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Meserete Hiwot ("Base of Life"): Supporting married adolescents with HIV prevention and reproductive health in rural Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar, Aragaw Lamesgin, and Eunice N. Muthengi

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Education and transition to work among youth in Andhra Pradesh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Ensuring education for all in India: Highlighting the obstacles, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Romance and sex before marriage among young women and men in Andhra Pradesh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Romance and sex before marriage among young women and men in India, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Transition to marriage and parenthood among youth in Andhra Pradesh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Transition to marriage and parenthood among youth in India, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Transition to work roles among youth in India, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Youth in India: Situation and Needs 2006-2007, Andhra Pradesh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Youth participation in civil society and political life in Andhra Pradesh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Youth participation in civil society and political life in India, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Health and social consequences of marital violence: A synthesis of evidence from India, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, K.G. Santhya, and Rajib Acharya

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Assessing abortion-related experiences and needs in four districts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan, 2006, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, A.J. Francis Zavier, and Shveta Kalyanwala

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Schooling and conflict in Darfur: A snapshot of basic education services for displaced children, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Safaa El-Kogali, Jenny Perlman Robinson, Johanna Rankin, and Ali Rashed

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Building programs to address child marriage: The Berhane Hewan experience in Ethiopia, Eunice N. Muthengi and Annabel Erulkar

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Demographic data for development II—From research to intervention: Improving data access and use among the media, Population Council

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Données démographiques pour développement II—De la recherche à l'intervention: améliorer l'accès et l'utilsation des données par les médias, Population Council

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Understanding adolescent girls' protection strategies against HIV: An exploratory study in urban Lusaka, Joseph Simbaya, Martha Brady, Allison Stone, and Maya Vaughan-Smith

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Films and TV: Viewing patterns and influence on behaviours of college students, Akhila Vasan

Submissions from 2009

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Looking beyond universal primary education: Gender differences in time use among children in rural Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin and S. Chandrasekhar

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Ethnic fertility differentials in Vietnam and their proximate determinants, Sajeda Amin and Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan

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Demographic data for development in sub-Saharan Africa, Wendy Baldwin and Judith A. Diers

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And how will you remember me, my child? Redefining fatherhood in Turkey, Gary Barker, Deniz Dogruoz, and Debbie Rogow

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Toward FGM-free villages in Egypt: A mid-term evaluation and documentation of the FGM-free village project, Ghada Barsoum, Nadia Rifaat, Omaima El-Gibaly, Nihal Elwan, and Natalie Forcier

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Global trends in AIDS mortality, John Bongaarts, Francois Pelletier, and Patrick Gerland

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Adolescent girls in urban Ethiopia: Vulnerability and opportunity, Abebaw Ferede and Annabel Erulkar

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Youth in India: Situation and Needs 2006-2007, Bihar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Youth in India: Situation and Needs 2006-2007, Rajasthan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Youth in India: Situation and Needs 2006-2007, Tamil Nadu, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Health consequences of violence within marriage: Need for strengthening the health sector response, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, K.G. Santhya, and Rajib Acharya

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Educational inequalities in the midst of persistent poverty: Diversity across Africa in educational outcomes, Cynthia B. Lloyd and Paul C. Hewett

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The role of abortion in the last stage of fertility decline in Vietnam, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan and Sajeda Amin

Submissions from 2008

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Marriage considerations in sending girls to school in Bangladesh: Some qualitative evidence, Sajeda Amin and Lopita Huq

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Terms of marriage and time-use patterns of young wives: Evidence from rural Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin and Luciana Suran