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 2003

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Evidence-based development of health and family planning programs in Bangladesh and Ghana, James F. Phillips, Tanya C. Jones, Frank K. Nyonator, and Shruti Ravikumar

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How indicators of socioeconomic status relate to physical functioning of older adults in three Asian societies, Zachary Zimmer, Napaporn Chayovan, Hui-Sheng Lin, and Josefina N. Natividad

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

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« Mon père pensait autrement » : des garçons nigérians réfléchissent à l'égalité entre les sexes, Françoise Girard

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My father didn't think this way': Nigerian boys contemplate gender equality, Françoise Girard

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Population and development: An introductory view, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Population and development: An introductory view [Arabic], Geoffrey McNicoll

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Population policy: A concise summary, Paul Demeny

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Primary schooling in sub-Saharan Africa: Recent trends and current challenges, Cynthia B. Lloyd and Paul C. Hewett

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Armenia, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Bangladesh, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Benin, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Bolivia, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Brazil, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Burkina Faso, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Cameroon, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Central African Republic, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Chad, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Colombia, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Comoros, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Côte d'Ivoire, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Dominican Republic, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Egypt, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Ethiopia, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Ghana, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Guatemala, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Guinea, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Haiti, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: India, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Indonesia, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Jordan, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Kazakhstan, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Kenya, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Kyrgyzstan, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Madagascar, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Malawi, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Mali, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Morocco, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Mozambique, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Namibia, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Nepal, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Nicaragua, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Niger, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Nigeria, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Pakistan, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Paraguay, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Peru, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Philippines, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Rwanda, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Senegal, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: South Africa, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Tanzania, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Togo, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Turkey, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Uganda, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Uzbekistan, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Zambia, Population Council

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Selected DHS data on 10–14-year-olds: Zimbabwe, Population Council

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The Colors of Change: Participation in School Upgrading in Egypt [Arabic], Linda Herrera

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The feasibility of computer-assisted survey interviewing in Africa: Experience from two rural districts in Kenya, Paul C. Hewett, Annabel Erulkar, and Barbara Mensch

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The Ghana Community-based Health Planning and Services Initiative: Fostering evidence-based organizational change and development in a resource-constrained setting, Frank K. Nyonator, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, James F. Phillips, Tanya C. Jones, and Robert A. Miller

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The living arrangements of older adults in sub-Saharan Africa in a time of HIV/AIDS, Zachary Zimmer and Julia Dayton

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Wage work and marriage: Perspectives of Egyptian working women, Sajeda Amin and Nagah Hassan Al Bassusi

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Wage work and marriage: Perspectives of Egyptian working women [Arabic], Sajeda Amin and Nagah Hassan Al Bassusi

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Women's denial of having experienced female genital cutting in northern Ghana: Explanatory factors and consequences for analysis of survey data, Elizabeth F. Jackson, Patricia Akweongo, Evelyn Sakeah, Abraham Hodgson, Rofina Asuru, and James F. Phillips

Submissions from 2002

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Are we not peasants too? Land rights and women's claims in India, Bina Agarwal

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'Bus fare, please': The economics of sex and gifts among adolescents in urban South Africa, Carol E. Kaufman and Stavros E. Stavrou

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Changes in functional limitations and survival among the elderly in Taiwan: 1993, 1996, and 1999, Zachary Zimmer, Linda G. Martin, and Ming-Cheng Chang

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Childcare, mothers' work, and earnings: Findings from the urban slums of Guatemala City, Kelly Hallman, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Marie T. Ruel, and Benedicte de la Briere

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Childcare, mothers' work, and earnings: Findings from the urban slums of Guatemala City [Arabic], Kelly Hallman, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Marie T. Ruel, and Benedicte de la Briere

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Demographic factors in East Asian regional integration, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Données sur les adolescents tirées de l’Enquête Démographique et de Santé—Tableaux Statistiques aux fins de la préparation de programmes: Burkina Faso 1999, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Burkina Faso 1998–1999, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Colombia 1995, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Comoros 1996, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Haiti 1994, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Kazakstan 1995, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Kyrgystan 1997, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Nepal 1996, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Nicaragua 1998, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Nigeria 1999, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Paraguay 1990, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Philippines 1998, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Rwanda 1992, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Tanzania 1999, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Turkey 1993, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Uzbekistan 1996, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Zambia 1996, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Zimbabwe 1999, Population Council

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How community structures of time and opportunity shape adolescent sexual behavior in South Africa, Carol E. Kaufman, Shelley Clark, Ntsiki Manzini, and Julian May

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How long do we live?, John Bongaarts and Griffith Feeney

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Letting Girls Play: The Mathare Youth Sports Association's football program for girls, Martha Brady and Arjmand Banu Khan

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Living arrangements and socio-demographic conditions of older adults in Cambodia, Zachary Zimmer and Sovan Kiry Kim

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Pregnant or positive: Adolescent childbearing and HIV risk in South Africa, Naomi Rutenberg, Carol E. Kaufman, Kate Macintyre, Lisanne Brown, and Ali Mehyrar Karim

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Premarital sex in Vietnam: Is the current concern with adolescent reproductive health warranted?, Barbara Mensch, Wesley H. Clark, and Dang Nguyen Anh

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Responding to Cairo: Case Studies of Changing Practice in Reproductive Health and Family Planning, Nicole Haberland and Diana Measham

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Social organization and reproductive behavior in southern Ghana, Dominic K. Agyeman and John B. Casterline

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The effect of gender differences in primary school access, type, and quality on the decision to enroll in rural Pakistan, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Cem Mete, and Zeba Sathar

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The elderly and AIDS: Coping strategies and health consequences in rural Tanzania, Julia Dayton and Martha Ainsworth