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: 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

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Youth Livelihood Opportunities in Egypt, Safaa El-Kogali and Nagah Hassan Al Bassusi

Submissions from 2000

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A comparative analysis of anti-trafficking intervention approaches in Nepal, Catrin Evans, Pankaja Bhattarai, Celine Daly, Vaishali Sharma Mahendra, and Nick Langton

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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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A participatory evaluation of the life-skills training programme in Myanmar, UNICEF and Population Council

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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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Gender and generation in household labor supply in Jordan, Mary Kawar

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Gender and generation in household labor supply in Jordan [Arabic], Mary Kawar

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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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Local level authorities and local action in Greater Khartoum, Sudan [Arabic], Gamal M. Hamid

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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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The School Environment in Egypt: A Situation Analysis of Public Preparatory Schools, Sahar El Tawila, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Barbara Mensch, Hind Wassef, Zeinab Gamal, Wesley H. Clark, and Rania Sakr

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The School Environment in Egypt. A Situation Analysis of Public Preparatory Schools [Arabic], Sahar El Tawila, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Barbara Mensch, Hind Wassef, Zeinab Gamal, Wesley H. Clark, and Rania Sakr

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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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Aprendiendo Sobre Sexualidad: Una Manera Practica de Comenzar, Sondra Zeidenstein and Kirsten Moore

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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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Transitions to Adulthood: A National Survey of Adolescents in Egypt (1st edition), Sahar El Tawila, Omaima El-Gibaly, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Fikrat El Sahn, Sunny Sallam, Susan M. Lee, Barbara Mensch, Hind Wassef, Sarah Bukhari, and Osman Galal

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Transitions to Adulthood: A National Survey of Adolescents in Egypt [1st edition, Arabic], Sahar El Tawila, Omaima El-Gibaly, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Fikrat El Sahn, Sunny Sallam, Susan M. Lee, Barbara Mensch, Hind Wassef, Sarah Bukhari, and Osman Galal

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Unfulfilled Promises: Women's Rights in Egypt, Nemat Guenena and Nadia Wassef

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

Submissions from 1998

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Adolescence and State Policy in Egypt [Arabic], Halla E. Shafey

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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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From Uncivil War to Civil Peace: Algerian Women's Voices [Arabic], Leila Hessini

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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 impact of monetary crisis and natural disasters on women's health and nutrition, Meiwita B. Iskandar

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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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What can be done to foster multisectoral population policies? Summary report of a seminar, Population Council and Overseas Development Council

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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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Fertile, plump, and strong: The social construction of the female body in low-income Cairo [Arabic], Farha Ghannam

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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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Living on a Fault Line: Political Violence Against Women in Algeria [Arabic], Leila Hessini

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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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Schooling and the experience of adolescents in Kenya, Ayorinde Ajayi, Wesley H. Clark, Annabel Erulkar, Karin Hyde, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Barbara Mensch, Cecilia Ndeti, Barry Ravitch, Elisabeth Masiga, and Shiprah Gichaga