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 2007

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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

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In our own hands: SWAA-Ghana champions the female condom, Kathleen Cravero, Michelle Skaer, Victoria Ebin, and Martha Brady

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Integrating adolescent livelihood activities within a reproductive health programme for urban slum dwellers in India, Population Council

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Invertir cuando hacerlo cuenta: Generando la evidencia base para politicas y programas para adolescentes muy jóvenes—Guía y juego de herramientas, Erica Chong, Kelly Hallman, and Martha Brady

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Investing When It Counts: Generating the Evidence Base for Policies and Programmes for Very Young Adolescents—Guide and Tool Kit, Erica Chong, Kelly Hallman, and Martha Brady

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Late marriage and the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, John Bongaarts

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Living up to their name: Profamilia takes on gender-based violence, Claudia Garcia-Moreno and Rachel E. Goldberg

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Marriage and childbirth as factors in school exit: An analysis of DHS data from sub-Saharan Africa, Cynthia B. Lloyd and Barbara Mensch

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Marriage and motherhood: An exploratory study of the social and reproductive health status of married young women in Gujarat and West Bengal, F. Ram, Ranjana Sinha, S.K. Mohanty, Arup Das, Aruna Lakhani, Nicole Haberland, and K.G. Santhya

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Measuring women's work: A methodological exploration, Ray Langsten and Rania Salem

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Meeting the health and social needs of married girls in India: The First Time Parents Project's implementation and reach, Population Council

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Multiple disadvantages of Mayan females: 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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Policy lessons of the East Asian demographic transition, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Poverty, wealth inequality, and health among older adults in rural Cambodia, Zachary Zimmer

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Pregnancy-related school dropout and prior school performance in South Africa, Monica J. Grant and Kelly Hallman

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

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

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Rural drinking water at supply and household levels: Quality and management, Bilqis A. Hoque, Kelly Hallman, Jason Levy, Howarth E. Bouis, Nahid Ali, Feroze Khan, Sufia Khanam, Mamun Kabir, Sanower Hossain, and Mohammad Shah Alam

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'She knew only when the garland was put around her neck': Findings from an exploratory study on early marriage in Rajasthan, Population Council

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She knew only when the garland was put around her neck': Findings from an exploratory study on early marriage in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya, Nicole Haberland, and Ajay Kumar Singh

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Spending, saving and borrowing: Perceptions and experiences of girls in Gujarat, Shveta Kalyanwala and Jennefer Sebstad

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Spending, saving and borrowing: Perceptions and experiences of girls in Gujarat, Population Council

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY): prestar apoio social e oportunidades de microcrédito e de poupanças a mulheres jovens em áreas com uma prevalência de VIH elevada, Annabel Erulkar, Judith Bruce, Erica Chong, Aleke Dondo, Jennefer Sebstad, James K. Matheka, Arjmand Banu Khan, and Anne Gathuku

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY) Program: Providing social support, savings, and microcredit opportunities to adolescent girls at risk for HIV/AIDS in Kenya, Joan Hall, Aleke Dondo, and Jennefer Sebstad

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY): Providing social support, savings, and microcredit opportunities for young women in areas with high HIV prevalence, Annabel Erulkar, Judith Bruce, Erica Chong, Aleke Dondo, Jennefer Sebstad, James K. Matheka, Arjmand Banu Khan, and Anne Gathuku

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY): Providing social support, savings, and microcredit opportunities for young women in areas with high HIV prevalence, Annabel Erulkar, Judith Bruce, Aleke Dondo, Jennefer Sebstad, James K. Matheka, Arjmand Banu Khan, and Anne Gathuku

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The impact of immunization on the association between poverty and child survival: Evidence from Kassena-Nankana District of northern Ghana, Ayaga A. Bawah, James F. Phillips, Martin Adjuik, Maya Vaughan-Smith, Bruce MacLeod, and Fred N. Binka

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The implications of changing educational and family circumstances for children's grade progression in rural Pakistan: 1997-2004, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Cem Mete, and Monica J. Grant

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The political demography of the world system, 2000-2050, Paul Demeny and Geoffrey McNicoll

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Urban versus rural mortality among older adults in China, Zachary Zimmer, Toshiko Kaneda, and Laura Spess

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Youth in India: Situation and needs study, Population Council

Submissions from 2005

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Accelerating reproductive and child health program development: The Navrongo initiative in Ghana, James F. Phillips, Ayaga A. Bawah, and Fred N. Binka

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Active life expectancy and functional limitations among older Cambodians: Results from a 2004 survey, Zachary Zimmer

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Building assets for safe, productive lives: A report on a workshop on adolescent girls' livelihoods, Population Council

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Education of adult children and mortality of their elderly parents in Taiwan, Zachary Zimmer, Linda G. Martin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Yi-Li Chuang

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How many years of life could be saved if malaria were eliminated from a hyperendemic area of northern Ghana?, Ayaga A. Bawah and Fred N. Binka

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Kutibu majeraha, kutia matumaini: Ushirikiano wa watanzania dhidi ya fistula obstetrikia, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid and Erica Chong

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Population and sustainability, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Poverty and children's schooling in urban and rural Senegal, Mark R. Montgomery and Paul C. Hewett

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Poverty and children's schooling in urban and rural Senegal [Arabic], Mark R. Montgomery and Paul C. Hewett

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Reciprocal effects of health and economic well-being among older adults in Taiwan and Beijing, Kristine R. Baker, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Zachary Zimmer, Zhe Tang, and Yi-Li Chuang

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The causes of stalling fertility transitions, John Bongaarts

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The changing context of sexual initiation in sub-Saharan Africa, Barbara Mensch, Monica J. Grant, and Ann K. Blanc

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The effect of community nurses and health volunteers on child mortality: The Navrongo Community Health and Family Planning Project, Brian Wells Pence, Philomena Nyarko, James F. Phillips, and Cornelius Debpuur

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The impact of childhood mortality on fertility in six rural thanas of Bangladesh, Mian Bazle Hossain, James F. Phillips, and Thomas K. LeGrand

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The quantum and tempo of life-cycle events, John Bongaarts and Griffith Feeney

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Trends in the timing of first marriage among men and women in the developing world, Barbara Mensch, Susheela Singh, and John B. Casterline

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Trends in the timing of first marriage among men and women in the developing world [Arabic], Barbara Mensch, Susheela Singh, and John B. Casterline

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Women's participation in disaster relief and recovery, Ayse Yonder, Sengul Akcar, and Prema Gopalan

Submissions from 2004

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Adolescent life in low income and slum areas of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar, Tekle-Ab Mekbib, Negussie Simie, and Tsehai Gulema

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Bridging the gap between evidence-based innovation and national health-sector reform in Ghana, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ellie S. Feinglass, Rachel Tobey, Maya Vaughan-Smith, Frank K. Nyonator, Tanya C. Jones, and James F. Phillips

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Differentials in life expectancy and active life expectancy by socioeconomic status among older adults in Beijing, Toshiko Kaneda, Zachary Zimmer, and Zhe Tang

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Does dowry improve life for brides? A test of the bequest theory of dowry in rural Bangladesh, Luciana Suran, Sajeda Amin, Lopita Huq, and Kobita Chowdury

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Gender differences in time use among adolescents in developing countries: Implications of rising school enrollment rates, Amanda Ritchie, Cynthia B. Lloyd, and Monica J. Grant

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Growing up in Pakistan: The separate experiences of males and females, Cynthia B. Lloyd and Monica J. Grant