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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Rapid achievement of the child survival millennium development goal: Evidence from the Navrongo experiment in Northern Ghana, Fred N. Binka, Ayaga A. Bawah, James F. Phillips, Abraham Hodgson, Martin Adjuik, and Bruce MacLeod

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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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Stagnation in fertility levels in Pakistan, Zeba Sathar

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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 effect of women's status on infant and child mortality in four rural areas of Bangladesh, Mian Bazle Hossain, James F. Phillips, and Brian Wells Pence

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

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The Health Extension Program: A flagship for bringing health services to the doors of communities, Tekle-Ab Mekbib

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The Ishraq Program: Reshaping gender norms in rural upper Egypt, Abeer Salem and Nadia Zibani

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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

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Vietnamese aging and marital sexual behavior in comparative perspective, John Knodel, Vu Tuan Huy, Vu Manh Loi, and Sharon Ghuman

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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Disability and active life expectancy among older Cambodians, Zachary Zimmer

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Early 40s and still unmarried: A continuing trend in Thailand, Lindy Williams, Philip Guest, and Anchalee Varangrat

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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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Girls' schooling and marriage in rural Bangladesh, Simeen Mahmud and Sajeda Amin

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How long will we live?, John Bongaarts

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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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Migration and vulnerability among adolescents in slum areas of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar, Tekle-Ab Mekbib, Negussie Simie, and Tsehai Gulema

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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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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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Romance and sex: Pre-marital partnership formation among young women and men, Pune District, India, Mallika Alexander, Laila Garda, Savita Kanade, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Bela Ganatra

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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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Slow fertility transition in Egypt: Reaching policy-makers and program managers with the findings, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Rania Roushdy, and John B. Casterline

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

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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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Achieving the Cairo Conference (ICPD) goal for youth in Bangladesh, Laila Rahman, Ubaidur Rob, Ismat Bhuiya, M.E. Khan, and Md. Rafiqul Islam

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

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A socio-demographic analysis of the size and structure of the family in India, Niranjan Saggurti, Saritha Nair, and T.K. Roy

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Attitudes toward marriage among the urban middle-class in Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines, Lindy Williams and Philip Guest

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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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Building postgraduate capacity in medical and public health research in Vietnam: An in-service training model, Aya Goto, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong, Nguyen Thi Mai Huong, and Jane Hughes

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Causas de bajos logros educacionales y transición temprana a la edad adulta en Guatemala, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, Jennifer Catino, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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Child marriage briefing: Ethiopia, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Mali, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Mozambique, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Nigeria, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Zambia, Population Council

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Culture of silence: A brief on reproductive health of adolescents and youth in Pakistan, Munawar Sultana

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Demographic change and the demographic dividend in Thailand, Kua Wongboonsin, Philip Guest, and Vipan Prachuabmoh

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Determinants of old-age mortality in Taiwan, Zachary Zimmer, Linda G. Martin, and Hui-Sheng Lin

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Discrimination starts at home: A brief on parents' aspirations for adolescents and youth in Pakistan, Minhaj ul Haque

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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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Evaluation of a savings and micro-credit program for vulnerable young women in Nairobi, Annabel Erulkar and Erica Chong

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Five period measures of longevity, John Bongaarts

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Health and living arrangement transitions among China's oldest-old, Zachary Zimmer

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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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Long-range trends in adult mortality: Models and projection methods, John Bongaarts

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Marriage in transition: Evidence on age, education, and assets from six developing countries, Agnes R. Quisumbing and Kelly Hallman

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Mothers' work and child care: Findings from the urban slums of Guatemala City, Kelly Hallman, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Marie T. Ruel, and Bénédicte de la Brière

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Older adults in sub-Saharan Africa living with children and grandchildren, Zachary Zimmer and Julia Dayton

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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