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Submissions from 2007

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Key findings from an evaluation of the mothers2mothers program in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Carolyn Baek, Vuyiswa Mathambo, Sibongile Mkhize, Irwin Friedman, Louis Apicella, and Naomi Rutenberg

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Las niñas rezagadas: dirigir las intervenciones de VIH hacia las más vulnerables, Judith Bruce

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Le contexte de l’initiation sexuelle en évolution dans la région subsaharienne de l’Afrique, Barbara Mensch

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Les filles sont oubliées : rediriger les interventions en matière de VIH vers les plus vulnérables, Judith Bruce

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"Life is still going on": Reproductive intentions among HIV-positive women and men in South Africa, Diane Cooper, Jane Harries, Landon Myer, Phyllis Orner, and Hillary J. Bracken

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Maquiladoras and market mamas: Women's work and childcare in Guatemala City and Accra, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Kelly Hallman, and Marie T. Ruel

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Nonconsensual sex, school enrollment and educational outcomes in South Africa, Kelly Hallman

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Obtaining more accurate and reliable information from adolescents regarding STI/HIV risk behaviors, Barbara Mensch and Paul C. Hewett

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Our stories: Women speak out against HIV and AIDS—An interactive communication package for rural low-literate women, Vijaya Nidadavolu, Moumita Saha, and Vijaya Usha Rani

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Premarital sex and schooling transitions in four sub-Saharan African countries, Ann E. Biddlecom, Richard Gregory, Cynthia B. Lloyd, and Barbara Mensch

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Providing new opportunities to adolescent girls in socially conservative settings: The Ishraq program in rural Upper Egypt—full report, Martha Brady, Ragui Assaad, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Abeer Salem, Rania Salem, and Nadia Zibani

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Psychosocial benefits of a mentoring program for youth-headed households in Rwanda, Lisanne Brown, Janet C. Rice, Neil W. Boris, Tonya R. Thurman, Leslie M. Snider, Joseph Ntaganira, Laetitia N. Nyirazinyoye, Edward Kalisa, and Emmanuel Nshizirungu

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Reducing the social exclusion of girls, Kelly Hallman and Eva Roca

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Reducir la exclusión social des las niñas, Kelly Hallman and Eva Roca

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Senegal: Mainstreaming adolescent health: Building on local support systems, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Sexuality and HIV education: Time for a paradigm shift, Nicole Haberland and Deborah Rogow

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Situation analysis of the sexual and reproductive health and HIV risks and prevention needs of older orphaned and vulnerable children in Nyanza Province, Kenya, Milka Juma, Ian Askew, and Alan Ferguson

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South Africa: Youth centers: A costly way to provide reproductive health services, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Supporting volunteer mentors: Insights from a mentorship program for youth-headed households in Rwanda, Lisanne Brown, Tonya R. Thurman, Edward Kalisa, Janet C. Rice, Jean de Dieu Bizimana, Neil W. Boris, Leslie M. Snider, and Joseph Ntaganira

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Teacher absence as a factor in gender inequalities in access to primary schooling in rural Pakistan, Sharon Ghuman and Cynthia B. Lloyd

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The changing context of sexual initiation in sub-Saharan Africa, Barbara Mensch

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The effect of husbands' fertility preferences on couples' reproductive behaviour in rural Bangladesh, Mian Bazle Hossain, James F. Phillips, and A.B.M. Khorshed A. Mozumder

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The experience of married adolescent girls in northern Nigeria, Annabel Erulkar and Mairo Bello

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The HIV/AIDS prevention project for vulnerable youth in northern Nigeria: Community advocates training manual, Population Council, Adolescent Health and Information Projects, Federation of Muslim Women's Associations in Nigeria, and Islamic Education Trust

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The Ishraq Program: Reshaping gender norms in rural upper Egypt, Abeer Salem and Nadia Zibani

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The resolution of unintended pregnancy among female students at the University of Ghana, Legon, Angela El-Adas

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The role of schools in promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in developing countries, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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Towards messages that matter: Understanding and addressing HIV and SRH risks among married young people in India, Armin Jamshedji-Neogi, Renu Kapoor, Jayashree Kumar, Ashwini Bhalerao Gandhi, Lakshmi Murthy, K.G. Santhya, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Saswata Ghosh, Vijaya Nidadavolu, Nicole Haberland, Komal Saxena, and M.A. Jose

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Voices from the street: Comics for young men on masculinity, sexuality and HIV—An evidence-based communication initiative, Vijaya Nidadavolu, Leena Joshi, Vinita Nathani, Atanu Ghosh, and Isidore Phillips

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Young people's sexual and reproductive health in India: Policies, programmes and realities, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

Submissions from 2006

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Abortion and sex determination: Conflicting messages in information materials in a district of Rajasthan, India, Vijaya Nidadavolu and Hillary J. Bracken

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A pilot of audio computer-assisted self-interview for youth reproductive health research in Vietnam, Linh Cu Le, Robert W. Blum, Robert Magnani, Paul C. Hewett, and Hoa Mai Do

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Berhane Hewan ('Light for Eve'): A program to support married and unmarried adolescent girls in rural Amhara Region, Ethiopia, Population Council

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Biruh Tesfa ('bright future'): A program for poor, urban girls at risk of exploitation and abuse in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Population Council

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Building a better future for youth: Learning from experience and evidence, World Health Organization, Population Council, and Family Health International

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Challenging and changing gender attitudes among young men in Mumbai, India, Ravi K. Verma, Julie Pulerwitz, Vaishali Sharma Mahendra, Sujata Khandekar, Gary Barker, P. Fulpagare, and S.K. Singh

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Differential use of adolescent reproductive health programs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar, Tekle-Ab Mekbib, Negussie Simie, and Tsehai Gulema

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Expanding pediatric access to antiretroviral therapy in South Africa, Desiree Michaels, Brian Eley, Lewis Ndhlovu, Naomi Rutenberg, and Hena Khan

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Malawi 2000, Population Council

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Facts about adolescents from the Demographic and Health Survey—Statistical tables for program planning: Nigeria 2003, Population Council

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Fewer and better-educated children: Expanded choices in schooling and fertility in rural Pakistan, Zeba Sathar, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Minhaj ul Haque, Mumraiz Khan, and Monica J. Grant

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Formation of partnerships among young women and men in Pune district, Maharashtra, Mallika Alexander, Laila Garda, Savita Kanade, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Bela Ganatra

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Formation of partnerships among young women and men in Pune district, Maharashtra, Population Council

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Girls' schooling and marriage in rural Bangladesh, Simeen Mahmud and Sajeda Amin

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Improving sexual and reproductive health of female adolescents in Bangladesh by providing information and services, Ismat Bhuiya, Ubaidur. Rob, Asiful Haider Chowdhury, M.E. Khan, Laila. Rahman, and Susan E. Adamchak

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Infants and young children living in youth-headed households in Rwanda: Implications of emerging data, Neil W. Boris, Tonya R. Thurman, Leslie M. Snider, Erin Spencer, and Lisanne Brown

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Influencing girls' lives: Acceptability and effectiveness of a livelihoods skill building intervention in Gujarat, SEWA, SEWA Academy, Shveta Kalyanwala, Rajib Acharya, and Sunetra Deshpande

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Integrating adolescent livelihood activities within a reproductive health programme for urban slum dwellers in India, Population Council

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Invertir cuando hacerlo cuenta: Generando la evidencia base para politicas y programas para adolescentes muy jóvenes—Guía y juego de herramientas, Erica Chong, Kelly Hallman, and Martha Brady

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Investing When It Counts: Generating the Evidence Base for Policies and Programmes for Very Young Adolescents—Guide and Tool Kit, Erica Chong, Kelly Hallman, and Martha Brady

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Marriage and childbirth as factors in school exit: An analysis of DHS data from sub-Saharan Africa, Cynthia B. Lloyd and Barbara Mensch

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Marriage and motherhood: An exploratory study of the social and reproductive health status of married young women in Gujarat and West Bengal, F. Ram, Ranjana Sinha, S.K. Mohanty, Arup Das, Aruna Lakhani, Nicole Haberland, and K.G. Santhya

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Meeting the health and social needs of married girls in India: The First Time Parents Project's implementation and reach, Population Council

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Migration and vulnerability among adolescents in slum areas of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar, Tekle-Ab Mekbib, Negussie Simie, and Tsehai Gulema

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Multiple disadvantages of Mayan females: The effects of gender, ethnicity, poverty, and residence on education in Guatemala, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, Jennifer Catino, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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Orphans and vulnerable youth in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe: An exploratory study of psychosocial well-being and psychosocial support, Laelia Gilborn, Louis Apicella, Jonathan Brakarsh, Linda Dube, Kyle Jemison, Mark Kluckow, Tricia Smith, and Leslie M. Snider

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Pregnancy-related school dropout and prior school performance in South Africa, Monica J. Grant and Kelly Hallman

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Protecting children's rights in the collection of health and welfare data, Katie D. Schenk, Tapfuma Murove, and Jan Williamson

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Protecting young women from HIV/AIDS: The case against child and adolescent marriage, Shelley Clark, Judith Bruce, and Annie Dude

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Providing new opportunities to adolescent girls in socially conservative settings: The Ishraq program in rural Upper Egypt, Martha Brady, Ragui Assaad, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Abeer Salem, Rania Salem, and Nadia Zibani

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Providing new opportunities to adolescent girls in socially conservative settings: The Ishraq program in rural Upper Egypt [Arabic], Martha Brady, Ragui Assaad, Barbara L. Ibrahim, Abeer Salem, Rania Salem, and Nadia Zibani

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Psychosocial support and marginalization of youth-headed households in Rwanda, Tonya R. Thurman, Leslie M. Snider, Neil W. Boris, Edward Kalisa, Eleazer Nkunda Mugarira, Joseph Ntaganira, and Lisanne Brown

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Reproductive and sexual health education for adolescents in Bangladesh: Parents' view and opinion, Ubaidur Rob, Tehmina Ghafur, Ismat Bhuiya, and Md. Noorunnabi Talukder

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Romance and sex: Pre-marital partnership formation among young women and men, Pune District, India, Mallika Alexander, Laila Garda, Savita Kanade, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, and Bela Ganatra

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Scaling up a reproductive health curriculum in youth training courses, Laila Rahman, M. Mazharul Islam, Ubaidur Rob, Ismat Bhuiya, and M.E. Khan

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Sex education and the news: Lessons from how journalists framed virginity pledges, Felicia E. Mebane, Eileen Yam, and Barbara K. Rimer

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Sexual risk behavior among South African adolescents: Is orphan status a factor?, Tonya R. Thurman, Lisanne Brown, Linda Richter, Pranitha Maharaj, and Robert Magnani

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'She knew only when the garland was put around her neck': Findings from an exploratory study on early marriage in Rajasthan, Population Council

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She knew only when the garland was put around her neck': Findings from an exploratory study on early marriage in Rajasthan, K.G. Santhya, Nicole Haberland, and Ajay Kumar Singh

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Slow fertility transition in Egypt: Reaching policy-makers and program managers with the findings, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Rania Roushdy, and John B. Casterline

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Spending, saving and borrowing: Perceptions and experiences of girls in Gujarat, Shveta Kalyanwala and Jennefer Sebstad

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Spending, saving and borrowing: Perceptions and experiences of girls in Gujarat, Population Council

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY): prestar apoio social e oportunidades de microcrédito e de poupanças a mulheres jovens em áreas com uma prevalência de VIH elevada, Annabel Erulkar, Judith Bruce, Erica Chong, Aleke Dondo, Jennefer Sebstad, James K. Matheka, Arjmand Banu Khan, and Anne Gathuku

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY) Program: Providing social support, savings, and microcredit opportunities to adolescent girls at risk for HIV/AIDS in Kenya, Joan Hall, Aleke Dondo, and Jennefer Sebstad

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY): Providing social support, savings, and microcredit opportunities for young women in areas with high HIV prevalence, Annabel Erulkar, Judith Bruce, Erica Chong, Aleke Dondo, Jennefer Sebstad, James K. Matheka, Arjmand Banu Khan, and Anne Gathuku

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Tap and Reposition Youth (TRY): Providing social support, savings, and microcredit opportunities for young women in areas with high HIV prevalence, Annabel Erulkar, Judith Bruce, Aleke Dondo, Jennefer Sebstad, James K. Matheka, Arjmand Banu Khan, and Anne Gathuku

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The changing context of sexual initiation in sub-Saharan Africa, Barbara Mensch, Monica J. Grant, and Ann K. Blanc

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The impact of an HIV and AIDS life skills program on secondary school students in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Shamagonam James, Priscilla Reddy, Robert A.C. Ruiter, Ann P. McCauley, and Bart van den Borne

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The implications of changing educational and family circumstances for children's grade progression in rural Pakistan: 1997-2004, Cynthia B. Lloyd, Cem Mete, and Monica J. Grant

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Tuko Pamoja: Adolescent reproductive health and life skills curriculum, PATH and Population Council

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'We are no longer called club members but caregivers': Involving youth in HIV and AIDS caregiving in rural Zambia, Eka Esu-Williams, Katie D. Schenk, Scott Geibel, Joseph Motsepe, Anderson Zulu, Petronella Bweupe, and Ellen Weiss

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Yaari Dosti: Young Men Redefine Masculinity, A Training Manual, Horizons Program, CORO for Literacy, MAMTA, and Instituto Promundo

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Yaari Dosti: Young Men Redefine Masculinity, A Training Manual [Hindi], Horizons Program, CORO for Literacy, MAMTA, and Instituto Promundo

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Youth in India: Situation and needs study, Population Council

Submissions from 2005

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Achieving the Cairo Conference (ICPD) goal for youth in Bangladesh, Laila Rahman, Ubaidur Rob, Ismat Bhuiya, M.E. Khan, and Md. Rafiqul Islam

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Building assets for safe, productive lives: A report on a workshop on adolescent girls' livelihoods, Population Council

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Building postgraduate capacity in medical and public health research in Vietnam: An in-service training model, Aya Goto, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong, Nguyen Thi Mai Huong, and Jane Hughes

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Causas de bajos logros educacionales y transición temprana a la edad adulta en Guatemala, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, Jennifer Catino, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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Child marriage briefing: Ethiopia, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Mali, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Mozambique, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Nigeria, Population Council

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Child marriage briefing: Zambia, Population Council

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Cómo pueden las y los jóvenes comunicarse en temas de sexualidad planificación familiar, Population Council

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Culture of silence: A brief on reproductive health of adolescents and youth in Pakistan, Munawar Sultana

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Discrimination starts at home: A brief on parents' aspirations for adolescents and youth in Pakistan, Minhaj ul Haque

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Education of adult children and mortality of their elderly parents in Taiwan, Zachary Zimmer, Linda G. Martin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Yi-Li Chuang

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Ethical Approaches to Gathering Information from Children and Adolescents in International Settings: Guidelines and Resources, Katie D. Schenk and Jan Williamson

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Evaluation of a savings and micro-credit program for vulnerable young women in Nairobi, Annabel Erulkar and Erica Chong

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India: Enhancing girls' life skills requires long-term commitment, Frontiers in Reproductive Health