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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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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Trends in senescent life expectancy, John Bongaarts

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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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Associations between premarital sex and leaving school in four Sub-Saharan African Countries, Ann E. Biddlecom, Richard Gregory, Cynthia B. Lloyd, and Barbara Mensch

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Consistency in women's reports of sensitive behavior in an interview mode experiment, São Paulo, Brazil, Barbara Mensch, Paul C. Hewett, Heidi E. Jones, Carla Gianni Luppi, Sheri A. Lippman, Adriana A. Pinho, and Juan Diaz

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Domestic violence, contraceptive use, and unwanted pregnancy in rural India, Rob Stephenson, Michael A. Koenig, Rajib Acharya, and Tarun K. Roy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Reaching the girls left behind, Judith Bruce and Kelly Hallman

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Reforming marriage practices in Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin

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Researching the determinants of vulnerability to HIV among adolescents, Kelly Hallman

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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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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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The urban transformation of the developing world, Mark R. Montgomery

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Using sexually transmitted infection biomarkers to validate reporting of sexual behavior within a randomized, experimental evaluation of interviewing methods, Paul C. Hewett, Barbara Mensch, Manoel Carlos de A. Ribeiro, Heidi E. Jones, Sheri A. Lippman, Mark R. Montgomery, and Janneke van de Wijgert

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What can fertility indicators tell us about pronatalist policy options?, John Bongaarts

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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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Consent and coercion: Examining unwanted sex among married young women in India, K.G. Santhya, Nicole Haberland, F. Ram, R.K. Sinha, and S.K. Mohanty

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Correlates of premarital relationships among unmarried youth in Pune District, Maharashtra, India, Mallika Alexander, Laila Garda, Savita Kanade, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Bela Ganatra

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Early marriage and HIV/AIDS: Risk factors among young women in India, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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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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Factors influencing the use of prenatal diagnostic techniques and the sex ratio at birth in India, P.N. Mari Bhat and A.J. Francis Zavier

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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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Invisible and vulnerable: Adolescent domestic workers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar and Tekle-Ab Mekbib

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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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Lessons learned from health sector reform: A four-country comparison, Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, and Mahabub- Ul-Anwar

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Maquiladoras and market mamas: Women's work and childcare in Guatemala City and Accra, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Kelly Hallman, and Marie T. Ruel

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Nonconsensual sex, school enrollment and educational outcomes in South Africa, Kelly Hallman

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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