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 2015

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Panel Survey of Young People in Egypt (SYPE) 2014: Generating Evidence for Policies and Programs—Summary Report, Rania Roushdy and Maia Sieverding

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Panel Survey of Young People in Egypt (SYPE) 2014: Generating evidence for policy, programs, and research, Rania Roushdy and Maia Sieverding

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Panel Survey of Young People in Egypt (SYPE) 2014: Generating evidence for policy, programs, and research—Appendix, Rania Roushdy and Maia Sieverding

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Panel Survey of Young People in Egypt (SYPE) 2014: Generating evidence for policy, programs, and research [Arabic], Rania Roushdy and Maia Sieverding

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Parent-child communication and reproductive health behaviors: A survey of adolescent girls in rural Tanzania, Eunice N. Muthengi, Abebaw Ferede, and Annabel Erulkar

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Participatory research results from training with the Mabinti Tushike Hatamu out-of-school girls program: Tanzania 2015, Kelly Hallman, Ilan Cerna-Turoff, and Neema Matee

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Reproductive health needs of married girls in Assuit and Sohag Governorates [Arabic], Population Council

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School quality and its association with agency and academic achievements in girls and boys in secondary schools: Evidence from Bihar, India, K.G. Santhya, A.J. Francis Zavier, and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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Sexual and gender-based violence: Baseline findings, Population Council

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescent girls: Evidence from low- and middle-income countries, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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Sexual behaviors and biomarkers: Baseline findings, Population Council

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Sexuality education: Emerging trends in evidence and practice, Nicole Haberland and Deborah Rogow

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Socio-economic equity in university education in Egypt [Arabic], Magued Osman

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Statement and action agenda from the Girls in Emergencies Collaborative, Omar Robles, Judith Bruce, Holly G. Atkinson, Dale Buscher, Karen Scriven, Kristin Kim Bart, and Shelby French

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The actual cost bourne by university students in Egypt: A qualitative study [Arabic], Population Council and Ilham Fateem

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The adolescent experience in-depth: Using data to identify and reach the most vulnerable young people—Belize 2011, Population Council and UNICEF Belize

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The adolescent experience in-depth: Using data to identify and reach the most vulnerable young people—Tanzania 2009–2012, Population Council, Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), Zanzibar AIDS Commission (ZAC), and UNICEF Tanzania

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The case for addressing gender and power in sexuality and HIV education: A comprehensive review of evaluation studies, Nicole Haberland

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The shrinking world of girls at puberty: Violence and gender-divergent access to the public sphere among adolescents in South Africa, Kelly Hallman, Nora Kenworthy, Judith A. Diers, Nick Swan, and Bashi Devnarain

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Um Só Currículo: Actividades para uma Educação Integrada emSexualidade, Género, HIV e Direitos Humanos, International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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Um Só Currículo: Directrizes para uma Educação Integrada em Sexualidade, Género, HIV e Direitos Humanos, International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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Understanding factors influencing adverse sex ratios at birth and exploring what works to achieve balance: The situation in selected districts of Nepal, Mahesh Puri and Anand Tamang

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Understanding factors influencing adverse sex ratios at birth in Bangladesh, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, Md. Irfan Hossain, and Forhana Rahman Noor

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Unveiling the consensus: Putting people first in Pakistan's development agenda, Government of Pakistan, UNFPA, and Population Council

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Urban adolescents needs assessment survey in Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin

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Urban Adolescents' Needs Assessment Survey in Bangladesh: Summary, BIED, BRACU, and Population Council

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Urban health in low- and middle-income countries, Mark R. Montgomery

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Use of health services: Baseline findings, Population Council

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Women and HIV: Risk of HIV infection and how to prevent [Arabic], Population Council

Submissions from 2014

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Accessing adolescent friendly health clinics in India: The perspectives of adolescents and youth, K.G. Santhya, Ravi Prakash, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Santosh Kumar Singh

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Adolescent Girls Empowerment Programme: Research and evaluation baseline technical report, Paul C. Hewett, Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Jere R. Behrman, Christine A. Kelly, Dela Kusi-Appouh, Fiammetta Bozzani, Barbara Mensch, and Minyoi Maimbolwa

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Adolescents in Rajasthan 2012: Changing situation and needs, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Rajib Acharya

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BALIKA fact sheet: Highlight on gender and rights, Population Council

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BALIKA fact sheet: Highlight on girls' social lives, Population Council

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BALIKA fact sheet: Highlight on livelihoods, Population Council

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BALIKA fact sheet: Highlight on marriage, Population Council

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BALIKA fact sheet: Highlight on married adolescents, Population Council

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BALIKA fact sheet: Highlight on schooling, Population Council

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Building evidence on effective programs to delay marriage and support married girls in Africa, Population Council

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Building the Assets to Thrive: Addressing the HIV-related Vulnerabilities of Adolescent Girls in Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar

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Building the assets to thrive: Addressing the HIV-related vulnerabilities of adolescent girls in Ethiopia—Policy Brief, Population Council

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Enhancing livelihood opportunities for young women in rural Upper Egypt: The Neqdar Nesharek Program, Nada Ramadan, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Khaled El Sayed, and Rania Roushdy

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Evaluation of health and education impacts of a girls’ safe spaces program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar and Girmay Medhin

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From evidence to action: Results from the 2013 baseline survey for the BALIKA project, Sajeda Amin, Sigma Ainul, Farhana Akter, Mohammad Masudul Alam, Md. Irfan Hossain, Johana Ahmed, and Ubaidur Rob

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Health + Equality + School Engagement: Scenarios USA reinvents sex education, Rafael Mazin and Andrea Lynch

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Highlights from the UNICEF Adolescent Development and Participation baseline study, Sajeda Amin, Ashish Bajracharya, Michelle Chau, and Mahesh Puri

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Kalkidan (‘Promise’) preventing marital transmission of HIV in urban Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar and Hanan Nourhussein

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Nutrition education curriculum for the Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP), Population Council

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Promoting parent-child interaction and communication for healthy development of adolescents: Lessons from a pilot project in rural Bihar, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, A.J. Francis Zavier, K.G. Santhya, Santosh Kumar Singh, Rajib Acharya, Aparajita Gogoi, and Vinita Nathani

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Provision of adolescent reproductive and sexual health services in India: Provider perspectives, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, K.G. Santhya, Santosh Kumar Singh, Shilpi Rampal, and Komal Saxena

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Supporting girls in their transition to secondary education: An exploratory study of the family, school and community environments of adolescent girls in Gujarat, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, A.J. Francis Zavier, Rajib Acharya, and Neeta Shah

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Trafficking of minor girls for commercial sexual exploitation in India: A synthesis of available evidence, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Sharmistha Basu

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UNICEF Nepal Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) baseline study: Final report, Sajeda Amin, Ashish Bajracharya, Michelle Chau, and Mahesh Puri

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Water on an urban planet: Urbanization and the reach of urban water infrastructure, Robert I. McDonald, Katherine Weber, Julie Padowski, Martina Florke, Christof Schneider, Pamela Green, Thomas Gleeson, Stephanie Eckman, Bernhard Lehner, Deborah Balk, Timothy Boucher, Gunther Grill, and Mark R. Montgomery

Submissions from 2013

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Breaking the silence: Learning about youth sexual and reproductive health in Egypt, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Sally Saher, and Nora El Nawawi

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Breaking the silence: Learning about youth sexual and reproductive health in Egypt [Arabic], Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Sally Saher, and Nora El Nawawi

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Capturing the Demographic Dividend in Pakistan, Zeba Sathar, Rabbi Royan, and John Bongaarts

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Comprendre la vie des adolescentes avant et après la migration: Enquête réalisée sur les sites d'origine auprès d'anciennes filles migrantes employées comme aide-ménagères, Gisele Kaboré

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Conception, mise en oeuvre et évaluation d'une intervention factuelle ciblée au profit d'un sous-groupe de filles vulnérables : Étude de cas du programme pilote Filles éveillées pour adolescentes migrantes employées de maison au Burkina Faso urbain, Sarah Engebretsen

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Designing, implementing, and evaluating a targeted, evidence-based intervention for a vulnerable subgroup of girls: A case study of the Filles Éveillées ("Girls Awakened") pilot program for migrant adolescent girls in domestic service in urban Burkina Faso, Sarah Engebretsen

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Étude de suivi des adolescentes migrantes employées de maison ayant participé à la première cohorte du programme Filles éveillées, Sarah Engebretsen

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Évaluation de Filles éveillées : Programme pilote pour adolescentes migrantes employées de maison, Sarah Engebretsen

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Evaluation of Filles Eveillees ("Girls Awakened"): A pilot program for migrant adolescent girls in domestic service, Sarah Engebretsen

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Financial education curriculum for the Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP), Population Council

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Financial inclusion of female garment workers, Sigma Ainul, Md. Irfan Hossain, Sajeda Amin, and Ubaidur Rob

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Follow-up study of migrant adolescent girls in domestic service who participated in the first cohort of the Filles Éveillées ("Girls Awakened") program, Sarah Engebretsen

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Girls on the Move: Adolescent Girls & Migration in the Developing World, Miriam Temin, Mark R. Montgomery, Sarah Engebretsen, and Kathryn M. Barker

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Growing up in rural India: An exploration into the lives of younger and older adolescents in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Iram Saeed, and Archana Sarkar

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Health and life skills curriculum for the Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP), Population Council

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Kalkidan ('Promise'): Addressing marital transmission of HIV in Ethiopia, Banchiamlack Dessalegn and Annabel Erulkar

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Policy brief: Adolescent girls and migration in the developing world, Population Council

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Safe and smart savings products for vulnerable adolescent girls in Kenya and Uganda: Evaluation report, Karen Austrian and Eunice N. Muthengi

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The adolescent experience in-depth: Using data to identify and reach the most vulnerable young people—Rwanda 2010, Population Council

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The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program: Lessons learned from the pilot test program, Karen Austrian, Natalie Jackson Hachonda, and Paul C. Hewett

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The adolescent girls vulnerability index: Guiding strategic investment in Uganda, Sajeda Amin, Karen Austrian, Michelle Chau, Kimberly Glazer, Eric P. Green, David Stewart, and Marie Stoner

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The contracting world of girls at puberty: Violence and gender-divergent access to the public sphere among adolescents in South Africa, Kelly Hallman, Nora Kenworthy, Judith A. Diers, Nick Swan, and Bashi Devnarain

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The Ishraq Program for out-of-school girls: From pilot to scale-up, Mona Selim, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Khaled El Sayed, Asmaa Elbadawy, and Heba El Kalaawy

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The Ishraq Program for out-of-school girls: From pilot to scale-up [Arabic], Mona Selim, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Khaled El Sayed, Asmaa Elbadawy, and Heba El Kalaawy

Submissions from 2012

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Addis Birhan Wendoch ('New Light Boys'): Working with boys and young men to create healthier futures, Woldemariam Girma, Diane Rubino, Annabel Erulkar, Worku Ambelu, and Ayenechew Kerie

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A life course perspective on social protection among the working poor of Egypt, Maia Sieverding

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Baseline and endline findings of Filles Eveillées ('Girls awakened'): A pilot program for migrant adolescent girls in domestic service. Cohort 1 (2011–2012), Bobo-Dioulasso, Sarah Engebretsen

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Belize coverage exercise study: Assessing the status to build a portfolio of targeted interventions for vulnerable girls, Joint UN Programme of Adolescent Girls

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Berhane Hewan ('Light for Eve'): Increasing opportunities to delay marriage and promote schooling, Annabel Erulkar and Eunice N. Muthengi

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Challenges facing the Egyptian education system: Access, quality, and inequality, Caroline Krafft

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Challenges facing the Egyptian education system: Access, quality, and inequality [Arabic], Caroline Krafft

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De la recherche à la conception programmatique et à la mise en oeuvre : Programmation à l'intention des filles des milieux ruraux d'Éthiopie—Boîte à outils du praticien, Annabel Erulkar

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Évaluation de processus : Programme Filles eveillées pour adolescentes migrantes employées de maison au Burkina Faso urbain 2012, Leah Jarvis and Gisele Kaboré

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Female disadvantage in the Egyptian labor market: A youth perspective, Maia Sieverding

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Female disadvantage in the Egyptian labor market: A youth perspective [Arabic], Maia Sieverding

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Filles Eveillées ('Girls awakened'): A pilot program for migrant adolescent girls in domestic service in urban Burkina Faso, Sarah Engebretsen, Gisele Kaboré, and Leah Jarvis

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Filles Eveillées : Programme pilote pour adolescentes migrantes employées de maison au Burkina Faso urbain, Sarah Engebretsen, Gisele Kaboré, and Leah Jarvis

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Girls' leadership and mentoring, Karen Austrian

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Increasing opportunities to delay marriage and promote schooling: Results from a baseline survey in rural Tanzania, Eunice N. Muthengi and Annabel Erulkar

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Informality and labor market dynamics during economic downturns: Evidence from Egypt, Rania Roushdy and May Gadallah

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Injectable contraceptives: Perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers in India, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and A.J. Francis Zavier

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Is early childhood care and education a good investment for Egypt? Estimates of educational impacts, costs, and benefits, Caroline Krafft

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Is early childhood care and education a good investment for Egypt? Estimates of educational impacts, costs, and benefits [Arabic], Caroline Krafft

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La santé des adolescentes vulnérables : un investissement stratégique doublement rentable, Jennifer Catino

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La violence faite aux adolescentes : un défi fondamental à la vraie égalité, Judith Bruce

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Leadership des filles et mentoring, Karen Austrian