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 2005

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Progress toward education for all: Trends and current challenges for sub-Saharan Africa, Paul C. Hewett and Cynthia B. Lloyd

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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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Sexuality and relationships education: Toward a social studies approach, Deborah Rogow and Nicole Haberland

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Socioeconomic status differentials in life and active life expectancy among older adults in Beijing, Toshiko Kaneda, Zachary Zimmer, and Zhe Tang

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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 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 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 impact of life skills education on adolescent sexual risk behaviors in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Robert Magnani, Kate MacIntyre, Ali Mehyrar Karim, Lisanne Brown, Paul Hutchinson, Carol E. Kaufman, Naomi Rutenburg, Kelly Hallman, Julian May, and Anthea Dallimore

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The poverty trap: Leveling the playing field for young people, Azeema Faizunnissa

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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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Two worlds under the same roof: A brief on gender difference in transitions to adulthood, Munawar Sultana

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Urban poverty and health in developing countries: Household and neighborhood effects, Mark R. Montgomery and Paul C. Hewett

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Voices of vulnerable and underserved adolescents in Guatemala: A summary of the qualitative study 'Understanding the lives of indigenous young people in Guatemala', Alejandra Colom, Marta Julia Ruiz, Jennifer Catino, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, and Kristen M. Shellenberg

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What is youth-friendly? Adolescents' preferences for reproductive health services in Kenya and Zimbabwe, Annabel Erulkar, Charles J. Onoka, and Alford Phiri

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Who are the targets of youth programs: Results of a capacity building exercise in Ethiopia, Tekle-Ab Mekbib, Annabel Erulkar, and Fekerte Belete

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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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A world apart: The disadvantage and social isolation of married adolescent girls, Nicole Haberland, Erica Chong, and Hillary J. Bracken

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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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Forced sexual relations among married young women in developing countries, Deepika Ganju, William Finger, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Vijaya Nidadavolu, K.G. Santhya, Iqbal Shah, Shyam Thapa, and Ina Warriner

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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

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Guérir les blessures, faire naître l’espoir: Le partenariat tanzanien contre la fistule obstétricale, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid and Erica Chong

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Healing wounds, instilling hope: The Tanzanian partnership against obstetric fistula, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid and Erica Chong

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Including married adolescents in adolescent reproductive health and HIV/AIDS policy, Judith Bruce and Shelley Clark

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Integrating adolescent livelihood activities within a reproductive health programme for urban slum dwellers in India, Mary Philip Sebastian, Monica J. Grant, and Barbara Mensch

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Ishraq: Safe spaces to learn, play and grow: Expansion of recreational sports program for adolescent rural girls in Egypt, Nadia Zibani

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Les implications du mariage précoce pour les politiques de VIH/SIDA, Judith Bruce and Shelley Clark

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Linking reproductive health to social power: Community health workers in Belize and Pakistan, Susana Galdos, Lucella Campbell, Patricia Mohammed, Debbie Rogow, Saumya RamaRao, Ali M. Mir, and Nicole Haberland

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

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Married adolescents: An overview, Nicole Haberland, Erica Chong, and Hillary J. Bracken

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Married adolescents: A review of programmes, Auralice Graft, Nicole Haberland, and Rachel E. Goldberg

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Moyens de subsistance des adolescentes. Questions primordiales et outils essentiels : Rapport d'un atelier, Carey Meyers

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Popular perceptions of emerging influences on mortality and longevity in Bangladesh and West Bengal, Sajeda Amin and Alaka Malwade Basu

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Population aging and the rising cost of public pensions, John Bongaarts

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Population aging and the rising cost of public pensions [Arabic], John Bongaarts

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Sexual coercion: Young men's experiences as victims and perpetrators, Deepika Ganju, William Finger, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Vijaya Nidadavolu, K.G. Santhya, Iqbal Shah, Shyam Thapa, and Ina Warriner

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Socioeconomic disadvantage and unsafe sexual behaviors among young women and men in South Africa, Kelly Hallman

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The adverse health and social outcomes of sexual coercion: Experiences of young women in developing countries, Deepika Ganju, William Finger, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Vijaya Nidadavolu, K.G. Santhya, Iqbal Shah, Shyam Thapa, and Ina Warriner

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The effect of a livelihoods intervention in an urban slum in India: Do vocational counseling and training alter the attitudes and behavior of adolescent girls?, Barbara Mensch, Monica J. Grant, Mary Philip Sebastian, Paul C. Hewett, and Dale Huntington

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The experience of adolescence in rural Amhara Region, Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar, Tekle-Ab Mekbib, Negussie Simie, and Tsehai Gulema

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The implications of early marriage for HIV/AIDS policy, Judith Bruce and Shelley Clark

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The roles, responsibilities, and realities of married adolescent males and adolescent fathers: A brief literature review, Gary Barker, Jorge Lyra, and Benedito Medrado

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Too Young to Be a Mother: A Description of the Lives of Married Adolescent Girls in Egypt, Omaima El-Gibaly and Susan M. Lee

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Trends and transitions in children's coresidence with older adults in Beijing municipality, Zachary Zimmer, Xianghua Fang, Toshiko Kaneda, Zhe Tang, and Julia Kwong

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Urban poverty and health in developing countries: Household and neighborhood effects, Mark R. Montgomery and Paul C. Hewett

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Urban poverty and health in developing countries: Household and neighborhood effects [Arabic], Mark R. Montgomery and Paul C. Hewett

Submissions from 2003

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Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health: Charting Directions for a Second Generation of Programming, Population Council

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Adolescents and Youth in Pakistan 2001-2002: A Nationally Representative Survey, Zeba Sathar, Minhaj ul Haque, Azeema Faizunnissa, Munawar Sultana, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Judith A. Diers, and Monica J. Grant

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Completing the fertility transition in the developing world: The role of educational differences and fertility preferences, John Bongaarts

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Completing the fertility transition in the developing world: The role of educational differences and fertility preferences [Arabic], John Bongaarts

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Condom use and abstinence among unmarried young people in Zimbabwe: Which strategy, whose agenda?, Ravai Marindo, Steve Pearson, and John B. Casterline

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Consistency in the reporting of sexual behavior among adolescent girls in Kenya: A comparison of interviewing methods, Paul C. Hewett, Barbara Mensch, and Annabel Erulkar

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

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Estimating mean lifetime, John Bongaarts and Griffith Feeney

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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