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 2001

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Chad 1996–1997, Population Council

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

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

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

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

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: India 1992–1993, Population Council

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

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

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

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

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

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Mali 1995–1996, Population Council

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

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

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

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

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

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Pakistan 1990–1991, Population Council

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

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Senegal 1992–1993 and 1997, Population Council

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

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

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

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

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From Patna to Paris: Providing safe and humane abortion, Carmen Barroso, Martha Brady, Batya Elul, Shelley Clark, Sneh Vishwanath, and Sunanda Rabindranathan

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Household size and composition in the developing world, John Bongaarts

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Household size and composition in the developing world [Arabic], John Bongaarts

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Immunization status and child survival in rural Ghana, Philomena Nyarko, Brian Wells Pence, and Cornelius Debpuur

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Living arrangements of older adults in the developing world: An analysis of DHS household surveys, John Bongaarts and Zachary Zimmer

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Living arrangements of older adults in the developing world: An analysis of DHS household surveys [Arabic], John Bongaarts and Zachary Zimmer

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Obstacles to contraceptive use in Pakistan: A study in Punjab, John B. Casterline, Zeba Sathar, and Minhaj ul Haque

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Poverty and public services in developing-country cities, Paul C. Hewett and Mark R. Montgomery

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Social networks and contraceptive dynamics in southern Ghana, Mark R. Montgomery, Gebre-Egziabher Kiros, Dominic K. Agyeman, John B. Casterline, Peter Aglobitse, and Paul C. Hewett

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Sola no eres nada, juntas flotamos: El Movimiento Manuela Ramos, Judith Bruce and Debbie Rogow

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The end of the fertility transition in the developed world, John Bongaarts

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The reporting of sensitive behavior among adolescents: A methodological experiment in Kenya, Barbara Mensch, Paul C. Hewett, and Annabel Erulkar

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Whose education counts? The impact of grown children's education on the physical functioning of their parents in Taiwan, Zachary Zimmer, Albert I. Hermalin, and Hui-Sheng Lin

Submissions from 2000

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Adolescent Girls' Livelihoods. Essential Questions, Essential Tools: A Report on a Workshop, Carey Meyers

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Adolescent Girls' Livelihoods. Essential Questions, Essential Tools: A Report on a Workshop [Arabic], Carey Meyers

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Adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in South Africa, Carol E. Kaufman, Thea de Wet, and Jonathan Stadler

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Alone you are nobody, together we float: The Manuela Ramos Movement, Judith Bruce and Debbie Rogow

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Future trends in contraception in the developing world: Prevalence and method mix, John Bongaarts and Elof D.B. Johansson

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Greater investments in children through women's empowerment: A key to demographic change in Pakistan?, Valerie L. Durrant and Zeba Sathar

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Managing population-environment systems: Problems of institutional design, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Schooling opportunities for girls as a stimulus for fertility change in rural Pakistan, Zeba Sathar, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Cem Mete, and Minhaj ul Haque

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Socialization to gender roles and marriage among Egyptian adolescents, Barbara Mensch, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Susan M. Lee, and Omaima El-Gibaly

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Some preconditions for fertility decline in Bengal: History, language identity, and an openness to innovations, Alaka Malwade Basu and Sajeda Amin

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Spatial variation in contraceptive use in Bangladesh: Looking beyond the borders, Sajeda Amin, Alaka Malwade Basu, and Rob Stephenson

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The effects of schooling incentive programs on household resource allocation in Bangladesh, Mary Arends-Kuenning and Sajeda Amin

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The potential role of contraception in reducing abortion, John Bongaarts and Charles F. Westoff

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Unmet need for family planning in developing countries and implications for population policy, John B. Casterline and Steven W. Sinding

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Unmet need for family planning in developing countries and implications for population policy [Arabic], John B. Casterline and Steven W. Sinding

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Women street vendors: The road to recognition, Monique Cohen

Submissions from 1999

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Completing the demographic transition, John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao

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Fertility preferences and contraceptive change in developing countries, Bamikale J. Feyisetan and John B. Casterline

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Lessons from community-based distribution of family planning in Africa, James F. Phillips, Wendy L. Greene, and Elizabeth F. Jackson

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Measuring living standards with proxy variables, Mark R. Montgomery, Michele Gragnolati, Kathleen A. Burke, and Edmundo Paredes

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Mortality decline and the demographic response: Toward a new agenda, Mark R. Montgomery

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Population weights in the international order, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Premarital sex and school dropout in Kenya: Can schools make a difference?, Barbara Mensch, Wesley H. Clark, Cynthia B. Lloyd, and Annabel Erulkar

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The decline of female circumcision in Egypt: Evidence and interpretation, Omaima El-Gibaly, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Barbara Mensch, and Wesley H. Clark

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The decline of female circumcision in Egypt: Evidence and interpretation [Arabic], Omaima El-Gibaly, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Barbara Mensch, and Wesley H. Clark

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The fertility impact of changes in the timing of childbearing in the developing world, John Bongaarts

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The quantity-quality transition in Asia, Mark R. Montgomery, Mary Arends-Kuenning, and Cem Mete

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The spread of primary schooling in sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for fertility change, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Carol E. Kaufman, and Paul C. Hewett

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Urban growth in developing countries: A review of projections and predictions, Martin Brockerhoff

Submissions from 1998

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Covert contraceptive use: Prevalence, motivations, and consequences, Ann E. Biddlecom and Bolaji M. Fapohunda

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El Método COPE para mejorar el cuidado de la atención: La experiencia de la Asociación para la Planificación Familiar de Kenia, Janet Bradley, Judith Bruce, Soledad Diaz, Carlos Huezo, and Kalimi Mworia

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Ethnicity and child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, Martin Brockerhoff and Paul C. Hewett

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Fertility and reproductive preferences in post-transitional societies, John Bongaarts

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Government and fertility in transitional and post-transitional societies, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Incentive schemes for school attendance in rural Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin and Gilda Sedgh

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La Familia en la Mira: Nuevas Perspectivas Sobre Madres, Padres e Hijos, Judith Bruce, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Ann Leonard, Patrice L. Engle, and Niev Duffy

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Migration, sexual behavior and HIV diffusion in Kenya, Martin Brockerhoff and Ann E. Biddlecom

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On the quantum and tempo of fertility, John Bongaarts and Griffith Feeney

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Social networks and the diffusion of fertility control, Mark R. Montgomery and John B. Casterline

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The changing social environment for adolescents in Kassena-Nankana District of northern Ghana: Implications for reproductive behavior, Barbara Mensch, Daniel Bagah, Wesley H. Clark, and Fred N. Binka

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The effects of primary school quality on the educational participation and attainment of Kenyan girls and boys, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Barbara Mensch, and Wesley H. Clark

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The impact of an integrated micro-credit programme on women's empowerment and fertility behavior in rural Bangladesh, Fiona Steele, Sajeda Amin, and Ruchira Tabassum Naved

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The impact of family planning household service delivery on women's status in Bangladesh, James F. Phillips and Mian Bazle Hossain

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The onset of fertility transition in Pakistan, Zeba Sathar and John B. Casterline

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The Uncharted Passage: Girls' Adolescence in the Developing World, Barbara Mensch, Judith Bruce, and Margaret E. Greene

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Using COPE to improve quality of care: The experience of the Family Planning Association of Kenya, Janet Bradley, Judith Bruce, Soledad Diaz, Carlos Huezo, and Kalimi Mworia

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Women's lives and rapid fertility decline: Some lessons from Bangladesh and Egypt, Sajeda Amin and Cynthia B. Lloyd

Submissions from 1997

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Absent and problematic men: Demographic accounts of male reproductive roles, Margaret E. Greene and Ann E. Biddlecom

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Empowering the next generation: Girls of the Maqattam garbage settlement, Marie Assaad and Judith Bruce

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Empowering the next generation: Girls of the Maqattam garbage settlement [Arabic], Marie Assaad and Judith Bruce

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Gender differences in the schooling experiences of adolescents in low-income countries: The case of Kenya, Barbara Mensch and Cynthia B. Lloyd

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Integrando la sexualidad en la planificación familiar: La experiencia de tres proyectos de VIH/ETS en América Latina y el Caribe, Julie Becker, Elizabeth Leitman, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

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Introducing sexuality within family planning: The experience of three HIV/STD prevention projects from Latin America and the Caribbean, Julie Becker, Elizabeth Leitman, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

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Population and poverty: A review and restatement, Geoffrey McNicoll

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Reproductive control in South Africa, Carol E. Kaufman

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Transition to adulthood of female factory workers: Some evidence from Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin, Ian Diamond, Ruchira Tabassum Naved, and Margaret Newby

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Urbanization, unemployment and migration in Africa: Theory and policy, Michael P. Todaro

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Urbanization, unemployment and migration in Africa: Theory and policy [Arabic], Michael P. Todaro

Submissions from 1996

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Gente Joven: Un diálogo sobre la sexualidad con adolescentes mexicanos, Magaly Marques, John M. Paxman, and Judith Bruce

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Out of the shadows: Homebased workers organize for international recognition, Renana Jhabvala and Jane Tate

Submissions from 1995

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Doing more with less: The Marie Stopes Clinics in Sierra Leone, Nahid Toubia and Grace Ebun Delano

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El Coletivo: Un colectivo feminista de salud y sexualidad femenina en Brasil, Margarita Diaz, Debbie Rogow, and Jose Barzelatto

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Families in Focus: New Perspectives on Mothers, Fathers, and Children, Judith Bruce, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Ann Leonard, Patrice L. Engle, and Niev Duffy