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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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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Is mobility the missing link in improving girls' schooling in Pakistan?, Christine Callum, Zeba Sathar, and Minhaj ul Haque

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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

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Looking beyond universal primary education: Gender differences in time use among children in rural Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin and S. Chandrasekhar

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Mapping populations at risk: Improving spatial demographic data for infectious disease modeling and metric derivation, Andrew J. Tatem, Susana Adamo, Nita Bharti, Clara R. Burgert-Brucker, Marcia Castro, Audrey Dorelien, Gunter Fink, Catherine Linard, Mendelsohn John, Livia Montana, Mark R. Montgomery, Andrew Nelson, Abdisalan M. Noor, Deepa Pindolia, Greg Yetman, and Deborah Balk

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Observations initiales et finales de Filles eveillées : Programme pilote de renforcement des compétences des adolescentes migrantes employées de maison. Cohorte 1 (2011–2012), Bobo-Dioulasso, Sarah Engebretsen

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Poverty, marriage timing, and transitions to adulthood in Nepal, Ashish Bajracharya and Sajeda Amin

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Priorités pour l'éducation des adolescentes, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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Priorities for adolescent girls' education, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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Process evaluation: The Filles Eveillées ('Girls awakened') program for migrant adolescent girls in domestic service in urban Burkina Faso, Leah Jarvis and Gisele Kaboré

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Providing maternal and newborn health services: Experiences of auxiliary nurse midwives in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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Recours aux données pour révéler et sélectionner les adolescentes les plus vulnérables, Sarah Engebretsen

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Réseaux sociaux et les capacités financières des filles employées de maison à Bobo-Dioulasso, Gisele Kaboré

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Safe and smart savings for vulnerable girls in Kenya and Uganda: The evolving model, lessons learned, and recommendations, Karen Austrian, Eunice N. Muthengi, Angela Wambugu, Dennitah Ghati, and Elizabeth Kariuki

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Setting priorities, targeting subsidies among water, sanitation, and preventive health interventions in developing countries, Dale Whittington, March Jeuland, Kate Barker, and Yvonne Yuen

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Social protection in Egypt: A policy overview, Maia Sieverding and Irene Selwaness

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The cost of reaching the most disadvantaged girls: Programmatic evidence from Egypt, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda, Jessica Sewall-Menon, Judith Bruce, Karen Austrian, Raven Brown, Jennifer Catino, Alejandra Colom, Angel del Valle, Habtamu Demele, Annabel Erulkar, Kelly Hallman, Eva Roca, and Nadia Zibani

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The health of vulnerable adolescent girls: A strategic investment for double return, Jennifer Catino

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The impact of water supply and sanitation on child health: Evidence from Egypt, Rania Roushdy, Maia Sieverding, and Hanan Radwan

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The power of girls' schooling for young women's empowerment and reproductive health, Batool Zaidi, Zeba Sathar, Minhaj ul Haque, and Fareeha Zafar

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The reproductive health of young people in Egypt, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Noha Roushdy, and Maia Sieverding

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The reproductive health of young people in Egypt [Arabic], Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Noha Roushdy, and Maia Sieverding

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The role of grandparents in the lives of youth, Rachel Dunifon and Ashish Bajracharya

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The sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people in India: A review of the situation, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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Using data to see and select the most vulnerable adolescent girls, Sarah Engebretsen

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Violence against adolescent girls: A fundamental challenge to meaningful equality, Judith Bruce

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Who is covered and who under-reports: An empirical analysis of access to social insurance on the Egyptian labor market, Rania Roushdy and Irene Selwaness

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Women's empowerment and forced sex within marriage in rural India, Rajib Acharya, Shagun Sabarwal, and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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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