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 2012

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Youth perspectives on entrepreneurship in Egypt: Barriers to entrepreneurship as a means to combat youth unemployment, Maia Sieverding

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Youth perspectives on entrepreneurship in Egypt: Barriers to entrepreneurship as a means to combat youth unemployment [Arabic], Maia Sieverding

Submissions from 2011

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Abordar la violencia sexual basada en el género (SGBV) contra niñas adolescentes, Sajeda Amin and Althea D. Anderson

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Addis Birhan project: Working with boys and men to address young girls' social vulnerability, Annabel Erulkar, Louis Apicella, and Abebaw Ferede

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Addressing sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) against adolescent girls, Sajeda Amin and Althea D. Anderson

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Addressing sexual violence and HIV risk among married adolescent girls in rural Nyanza, Kenya, Chi-Chi Undie

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Addressing the needs of girls at risk of early marriage and married adolescent girls in Burkina Faso, Sarah Engebretsen and Gisele Kaboré

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Ampliación de programas para adolescentes vulnerables: Experiencias, entendimientos y evidencia, Martha Brady

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Assessing equity of access in programs for young people, Adam Weiner

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Biruh Tesfa ('Bright Future') program provides domestic workers, orphans and migrants in urban Ethiopia with social support, HIV education and skills, Annabel Erulkar, Herma Gebru, and Gebeyehu Mekonnen

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Biruh Tesfa procure aux employées domestiques, aux orphelines et aux immigrantes des zones urbaines éthiopiennes une assistance sociale, une formation sur le VIH ainsi qu'un programme de développement des compétences, Annabel Erulkar, Belaynesh Semunegus, and Gebeyehu Mekonnen

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Biruh Tesfa provides domestic workers, orphans, and migrants in urban Ethiopia with social support, HIV education, and skills, Annabel Erulkar, Belaynesh Semunegus, and Gebeyehu Mekonnen

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Calling attention to young adolescents: Building the evidence base to inform policies and programs, Martha Brady

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Conception d'un programme centré sur les filles : Boîte à outils pour l'elaboration, le renforcement et l'expansion de programmes destinés aux adolescentes, Karen Austrian and Dennitah Ghati

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Costos del matrimonio—Negociaciones maritales en países en vías de desarrollo, Sajeda Amin and Ashish Bajracharya

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Costs of marriage—Marriage transactions in the developing world, Sajeda Amin and Ashish Bajracharya

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Creación de 'espacios seguros' para niñas adolescentes, Wendy Baldwin

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Creating 'safe spaces' for adolescent girls, Wendy Baldwin

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Dataset: Siyakha Nentsha: Enhancing the Health, Economic and Social Capabilities of Highly Vulnerable Young People, 2008-2011, Population Council

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Day of dialogue on multipurpose prevention technologies: Toward clarity in nomenclature, Martha Brady and C. Elizabeth McGrory

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Decrease of youth participation in the labor market in the Palestinian territories: Reasons and determinants from gender prospects [Arabic], Ayman Abdul Majeed

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Delaying early marriage among disadvantaged rural girls in Amhara, Ethiopia, through social support, education, and community awareness, Eunice N. Muthengi and Annabel Erulkar

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Diseño de un Programa Centrado en las Niñas: Un juego de herramientas para desarrollar, fortalecer y expandir programas para niñas adolescentes, Karen Austrian and Dennitah Ghati

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Education during humanitarian emergencies: The situation of displaced children and youth in Darfur, Sudan, Safaa El-Kogali

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Effects of the Janani Suraksha Yojana on maternal and newborn care practices: Women's experiences in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Rajib Acharya, and A.J. Francis Zavier

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Élargir l'accès des adolescentes aux espaces sécurisés, à l'éducation financière et aux produits d'épargne au Kenya, Karen Austrian

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Empowering adolescent girls in rural Bangladesh: Kishori Abhijan, Sajeda Amin

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Enhancing the benefits of girls' livelihood initiatives, Sajeda Amin

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Equipping Mayan girls to improve their lives, Jennifer Catino, Alejandra Colom, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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Expanding safe spaces, financial education, and savings for adolescent girls in Kenya, Karen Austrian

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Factors of career mobility in Egypt by gender, May Gadallah

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Female wages in the Egyptian textiles and clothing industry: Low pay or discrimination?, Amirah El-Haddad

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Filles éveillées: Programme pour les adolescentes employées de maison—Guide du mentor, Population Council

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First generation of gender and HIV programs: Seeking clarity and synergy, Judith Bruce, Nicole Haberland, Amy Joyce, Eva Roca, and Tobey Nelson Sapiano

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From research, to program design, to implementation: Programming for rural girls in Ethiopia—A toolkit for practitioners, Annabel Erulkar

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Girls' schooling in developing countries: Highlights from Population Council research, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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Implementing the Janani Suraksha Yojana: Perspectives and experiences of Accredited Social Health Activists in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and A.J. Francis Zavier

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Introducing adolescent livelihoods training in the slums of Allahabad, India, Monica J. Grant, Barbara Mensch, and Mary Philip Sebastian

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Investigating school quality and learning outcomes among adolescents in Malawi, Christine A. Kelly

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It's All One Curriculum: Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education [Arabic], International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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It's All One Curriculum: Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education [Bangla], International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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It's All One Curriculum: Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education [Chinese], International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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It's All One Curriculum: Guidelines for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education [Arabic], International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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It's All One Curriculum: Guidelines for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education [Chinese], International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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La atención y prevención de la violencia en contra de la mujer en Guatemala: Directorio de servicios, Diana Del Castillo and Elvia Raquec

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La démarche du Population Council: Promouvoir la santé, la sécurité et la productivité transitions vers l'âge adulte, Population Council

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La dynamique de la discrimination salariale et de l'équité gendorielle sur le marché du travail au Maroc, Sami Zouari

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La educación de las niñas en países en desarrollo: aspectos destacados de la investigación del Population Council, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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La estrategia del Population Council: Promoción de transiciones a la vida adulta sanas, seguras y productivas, Population Council

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Les coûts du mariage—les transactions matrimoniales dans le monde en développement, Sajeda Amin and Ashish Bajracharya

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Les programmes de lutte contre le mariage des enfants : cerner le problème, Sajeda Amin

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Le travail des femmes dans le secteur agricole: Entre précarité et empowerment—Cas de trois régions en Egypte, au Maroc et en Tunisie, Zhour Bouzidi, Saker El Nour, and Wided Moumen

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Leveling the playing field: Building girls' sports programs and creating new opportunities, Martha Brady

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National efforts toward FGM-free villages in Egypt: The evidence of impact, Ghada Barsoum, Nadia Rifaat, Omaima El-Gibaly, Nihal Elwan, and Natalie Forcier

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On trade policies and wage disparity in Egypt: Evidence from microeconomic data, Chahir Zaki

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Parent-child communication on sexual and reproductive health matters: Perspectives of mothers and fathers of youth in India, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

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Pilotage d'un programme visant à sécuriser l'espace et à renforcer les ressources des adolescentes vivant dans les zones urbaines du Ghana, Sarah Engebretsen and Selina F. Esantsi

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Piloting a safe spaces, asset-building program for adolescent girls in urban Ghana, Sarah Engebretsen and Selina F. Esantsi

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Population, poverty, and sustainable development: A review of the evidence, Monica Das Gupta and John Bongaarts

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Preparación de las niñas mayas para mejorar su calidad de vida, Jennifer Catino, Alejandra Colom, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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Programs to address child marriage: Framing the problem, Sajeda Amin

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Protecting young people from sex without consent, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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Répondre aux besoins des jeunes filles à risque de mariage précoce et des adolescentes mariées au Burkina Faso, Sarah Engebretsen and Gisele Kaboré

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Retarder le mariage précoce chez les filles défavorisées en milieu rural dans la région Amhara, en Éthiopie, grâce au soutien social, à l'éducation et à la sensibilisation des communautés, Eunice N. Muthengi and Annabel Erulkar

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Rethinking the time allocation of Egyptian females: A matching analysis, Rana Hardy

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Safe and smart savings products for vulnerable adolescent girls in Kenya and Uganda: Results from the Uganda pilot evaluation, Karen Austrian

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Scaling for change: Strategic investment in the poorest girls in the poorest communities, Judith Bruce

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Scaling up asset-building programs for marginalized adolescent girls in socially conservative settings: The Ishraq program in rural Upper Egypt, Nadia Zibani and Martha Brady

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Sexual and reproductive health of young people in India: A review of policies, laws and programmes, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

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Siyakha Nentsha: Building economic, health, and social capabilities among highly vulnerable adolescents in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Kelly Hallman and Eva Roca

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Spatial scaling of stable night lights, Christopher Small, Christopher D. Elvidge, Deborah Balk, and Mark R. Montgomery

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Summary of New Lessons: The Power of Educating Adolescent Girls, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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Supporting married girls: Calling attention to a neglected group, K.G. Santhya and Annabel Erulkar

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Survey of Young People in Egypt (SYPE) 2009—Final Report, Population Council

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Survey of Young People in Egypt (SYPE) 2009—Final Report [Arabic], Population Council

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Taking programs for vulnerable adolescents to scale: Experiences, insights, and evidence, Martha Brady

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The Population Council's approach: Promoting healthy, safe, and productive transitions to adulthood, Population Council

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Transition from higher education to the labor market: Unemployment among graduates from the gender perspective in the Palestinian Territory, Saleh Alkafri

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Un seul programme : Activités pour une approche pédagogique unifiée de la sexualité, du genre, du VIH et des droits humains, International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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Un seul programme : Guide pour une approche pédagogique unifiée de la sexualité, du genre, du VIH et des droits humains, International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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Un sólo currículo: Actividades para un enfoque integrado hacia la educación en sexualidad, género, VIH y derechoshumanos, International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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Un sólo currículo: Pautas para un enfoque integrado hacia la educación en sexualidad, género, VIH y derechoshumanos, International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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Urban growth, climate change, and freshwater availability, Robert I. McDonald, Pamela Green, Deborah Balk, Balazs M. Fekete, Carmen Revenga, Megan Todd, and Mark R. Montgomery

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Using data to identify and reach the most vulnerable young people, Adam Weiner

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When girls' lives matter: Ending forced and early marriage in Cameroon, Sajeda Amin and Andrea Lynch

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Who is covered and who underreports: Access to social insurance on the Egyptian labor market, Irene Selwaness and Rania Roushdy

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Women's economic resources and bargaining in marriage: Does Egyptian women's status depend on earnings or marriage payments?, Rania Salem

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Women's job search behavior in the Egyptian labor market, Somaya Abdel Mowla

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Young Women: Your Future, Your Money—Workbook for Girls Ages 10–14 in Kenya, Population Council and Microfinance Opportunities

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Young Women: Your Future, Your Money—Workbook for Girls Ages 10–14 in Uganda, Population Council and Microfinance Opportunities

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Young Women: Your Future, Your Money—Workbook for Girls Ages 15–19 in Kenya, Population Council and Microfinance Opportunities

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Young Women: Your Future, Your Money—Workbook for Girls Ages 15–19 in Uganda, Population Council and Microfinance Opportunities

Submissions from 2010

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Assessing abortion-related experiences and needs in four districts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan, 2006, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, A.J. Francis Zavier, and Shveta Kalyanwala

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Building programs to address child marriage: The Berhane Hewan experience in Ethiopia, Eunice N. Muthengi and Annabel Erulkar

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Demographic data for development II—From research to intervention: Improving data access and use among the media, Population Council

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Données démographiques pour développement II—De la recherche à l'intervention: améliorer l'accès et l'utilsation des données par les médias, Population Council

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Education and transition to work among youth in Andhra Pradesh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Ensuring education for all in India: Highlighting the obstacles, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Population Council

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Ethiopia gender survey: A study in seven regions, Annabel Erulkar, Abebaw Ferede, Worku Ambelu, Woldemariam Girma, Helen Amdemikael, Behailu GebreMedhin, Berhanu Legesse, Ayehualem Tameru, and Messay Teferi

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Ethiopia young adult survey: A study in seven regions, Annabel Erulkar, Abebaw Ferede, Worku Ambelu, Woldemariam Girma, Helen Amdemikael, Behailu GebreMedhin, Berhanu Legesse, Ayehualem Tameru, and Messay Teferi