Title

Webinar—Investing When it Counts: Making the Case for Very Young Adolescents

Document Type

Audio/Video

Publication Date

5-18-2016

Streaming Media

Abstract

Early adolescence (10 - 14) is a pivotal time period for girls and boys around the world. Lifelong behaviors are established, beliefs and attitudes are shaped, and the foundation is laid for adulthood.

While the global development community has begun to recognize the needs and opportunities of this age group, we still do not know nearly enough about the lives of very young adolescents to set up the right programs to keep them healthy and well.

This webinar presents findings and recommendations from Investing When it Counts, a new resource and action plan that spotlights the distinctive needs of very young adolescents, reviews available data and remaining gaps, and calls for future research and action.

Language

English

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