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 2009

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

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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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Trade liberalization, inter-industry wage differentials and job quality in Egyptian manufacturing, Shireen Al Azzawi and Mona Said

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Trade liberalization, inter-industry wage differentials and job quality in Egyptian manufacturing [Arabic], Shireen Al Azzawi and Mona Said

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Understanding pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality among young women in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya

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Violence within marriage among young people in Tamil Nadu, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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When there is no respect at work: Job quality issues for women in Egypt's private sector, Ghada Barsoum, Ali Rashed, and Dahlia Hassanein

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When there is no respect at work: Job quality issues for women in Egypt's private sector [Arabic], Ghada Barsoum, Ali Rashed, and Dahlia Hassanein

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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, executive summary, Bihar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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

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

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Youth in India: Situation and Needs 2006-2007, executive summary, Jharkhand [Hindi], International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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

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

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

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

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Youth in India: Situation and Needs 2006-2007, executive summary, Tamil Nadu [Tamil], 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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Youth participation in civil society and political life in Bihar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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

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

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

Submissions from 2008

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Early marriage and sexual and reproductive health risks: Experiences of young women and men in Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, India, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Saswata Ghosh

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

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Empowering married young women and improving their sexual and reproductive health: Effects of the First-time Parents Project, K.G. Santhya, Nicole Haberland, Arup Das, F. Ram, R.K. Sinha, Usha Ram, and S.K. Mohanty

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Evaluation of Berhane Hewan: A pilot program to promote education and delay marriage in rural Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar and Eunice N. Muthengi

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Factsheet: Youth in India: Situation and needs—Key indicators, 2006-2007: Andhra Pradesh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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Factsheet: Youth in India: Situation and needs—Key indicators, 2006-2007: Rajasthan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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Factsheet: Youth in India: Situation and needs study—Key indicators, 2006-2007: Bihar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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Female-Initiated Prevention Methods (FIPM) in Kenya: Focus on the female condom, Martha Brady

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Fertility transitions in developing countries: Progress or stagnation?, John Bongaarts

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Has the HIV epidemic peaked?, John Bongaarts, Thomas Buettner, Gerhard Heilig, and Francois Pelletier

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How early marriage compromises girls' lives, Maharashtra, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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Identifying sources of adolescent exclusion due to violence: Participatory mapping in South Africa, Nora Kenworthy, Kelly Hallman, and Judith A. Diers

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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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Multiple dimensions of urban well-being: Evidence from India, S. Chandrasekhar and Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay

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Parents matter: How supportive parenting influences the behaviours of youth, Maharashtra, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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Reforming marriage practices in Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin

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

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Sexual behavior and STI/HIV status among adolescents in rural Malawi: An evaluation of the effect of interview mode on reporting, Barbara Mensch, Paul C. Hewett, Richard Gregory, and Stephane Helleringer

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Sexuality education for youth in Maharashtra: Yes or no?, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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

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The female condom in Ghana: Exploring the current state of affairs and gauging potential for enhanced promotion, Reshma Naik and Martha Brady

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Young people's participation in civil society and political life in Maharashtra, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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Youth in India: Situation and needs 2006-2007, Maharashtra, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

Submissions from 2007

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Addressing the sexual and reproductive health needs of young people: Perspectives and experiences of stakeholders from the health and non-health sectors, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Saswata Ghosh, and Nicole Haberland

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Adolescence in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya, Annabel Erulkar and James K. Matheka

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Assessing the multiple disadvantages of Mayan girls: The effects of gender, ethnicity, poverty, and residence on education in Guatemala, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, Jennifer Catino, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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Casamento infantil no contexto da epidemia do VIH, Judith Bruce

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Changing transitions to adulthood in Vietnam's remote northern uplands: A focus on ethnic minority youth and their families, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Hac Van Vinh, and Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan

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Changing transitions to adulthood in Vietnam's remote northern uplands: A focus on ethnic minority youth and their families [Vietnamese], Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Hac Van Vinh, and Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan

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Child marriage in the context of the HIV epidemic, Judith Bruce

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Educación sobre sexualidad y VIH: tiempo para un cambio de paradigma, Nicole Haberland and Deborah Rogow

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Éducation sexuelle et VIH : il est temps de changer de méthodologie, Nicole Haberland and Deborah Rogow

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Empowering young mothers in India: Results of the First-time Parents Project, K.G. Santhya and Nicole Haberland

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Ethnic differentials in parental health seeking for childhood illness in Vietnam, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan and James F. Phillips

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Evaluación de las múltiples desventajas de las niñas mayas: efectos del género, el origen étnico, la pobreza y el lugar de residencia sobre la educación en Guatemala, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, Jennifer Catino, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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Girls' adolescence in Burkina Faso: A pivot point for social change, Martha Brady, Lydia Saloucou, and Erica Chong

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Girls left behind: Redirecting HIV interventions toward the most vulnerable, Judith Bruce

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Influencing girls’ lives: Acceptability and effectiveness of a livelihoods skill building intervention in Gujarat, Shveta Kalyanwala

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Jovens abandonadas: redireccionar as intervenções de VIH no sentido das mais vulneráveis, Judith Bruce

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Las niñas rezagadas: dirigir las intervenciones de VIH hacia las más vulnerables, Judith Bruce

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Leave no woman behind, Ethiopia: Baseline report, Annabel Erulkar, Tekle-Ab Mekbib, Helen Amdemikael, and Garry Conille

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Le contexte de l’initiation sexuelle en évolution dans la région subsaharienne de l’Afrique, Barbara Mensch

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Les filles sont oubliées : rediriger les interventions en matière de VIH vers les plus vulnérables, Judith Bruce

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Obtaining more accurate and reliable information from adolescents regarding STI/HIV risk behaviors, Barbara Mensch and Paul C. Hewett

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Poverty and fertility: Evidence and agenda, Sajeda Amin, John B. Casterline, and Laura Spess

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Premarital sex and schooling transitions in four sub-Saharan African countries, Ann E. Biddlecom, Richard Gregory, Cynthia B. Lloyd, and Barbara Mensch

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Providing new opportunities to adolescent girls in socially conservative settings: The Ishraq program in rural Upper Egypt—full report, Martha Brady, Ragui Assaad, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Abeer Salem, Rania Salem, and Nadia Zibani

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Reducing the social exclusion of girls, Kelly Hallman and Eva Roca

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Reducir la exclusión social des las niñas, Kelly Hallman and Eva Roca

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Sexuality and HIV education: Time for a paradigm shift, Nicole Haberland and Deborah Rogow

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Support by migrants to their elderly parents in rural Cambodia and Thailand: A comparative study, Zachary Zimmer, Kim Korinek, John Knodel, and Napaporn Chayovan

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Teacher absence as a factor in gender inequalities in access to primary schooling in rural Pakistan, Sharon Ghuman and Cynthia B. Lloyd

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The changing context of sexual initiation in sub-Saharan Africa, Barbara Mensch

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The experience of married adolescent girls in northern Nigeria, Annabel Erulkar and Mairo Bello

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The role of schools in promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in developing countries, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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Towards messages that matter: Understanding and addressing HIV and SRH risks among married young people in India, Armin Jamshedji-Neogi, Renu Kapoor, Jayashree Kumar, Ashwini Bhalerao Gandhi, Lakshmi Murthy, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Saswata Ghosh, Vijaya Nidadavolu, Nicole Haberland, Komal Saxena, and M.A. Jose

Submissions from 2006

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Berhane Hewan ('Light for Eve'): A program to support married and unmarried adolescent girls in rural Amhara Region, Ethiopia, Population Council

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Biruh Tesfa ('bright future'): A program for poor, urban girls at risk of exploitation and abuse in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Population Council

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Comment mener un exercice de couverture : Outil d'évaluation rapide de programmes et services, Carey Meyers and Solene Lardoux

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Como conduzir um exercício de cobertura: Uma ferramenta para a avaliação rápida de programas e serviços, Carey Meyers and Solene Lardoux

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Cómo realizar un ejercicio de cobertura: una herramienta de evaluación rápida para programas y servicios, Carey Meyers and Solene Lardoux

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Earthquake vulnerability assessment Pakistan, 2005–06, Arshad Mahmood

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Malawi 2000, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Nigeria 2003, Population Council

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Fewer and better-educated children: Expanded choices in schooling and fertility in rural Pakistan, Zeba Sathar, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Minhaj ul Haque, Mumraiz Khan, and Monica J. Grant

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Formation of partnerships among young women and men in Pune district, Maharashtra, Mallika Alexander, Laila Garda, Savita Kanade, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Bela Ganatra

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Formation of partnerships among young women and men in Pune district, Maharashtra, Population Council

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How long will we live?, John Bongaarts

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How to conduct a coverage exercise: A rapid assessment tool for programs and services, Carey Meyers and Solene Lardoux

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Influencing girls' lives: Acceptability and effectiveness of a livelihoods skill building intervention in Gujarat, SEWA, SEWA Academy, Shveta Kalyanwala, Rajib Acharya, and Sunetra Deshpande