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Submissions from 2020

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Bangladesh: COVID-19 Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices & Needs—Responses from three rounds of data collection among adolescent girls in districts with high rates of child marriage, Sajeda Amin, Ubaidur Rob, Sigma Ainul, Md. Irfan Hossain, Forhana Rahman Noor, Iqbal Ehsan, and Mehnaz Manzur

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Building Assets for Humanitarian Settings, Women's Refugee Commission and Population Council

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Can adolescent girls' safe space clubs effectively run solar-powered mobile phone charging stations in rural Sierra Leone?, Nadia Assad and Sarah Blake

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Characterisation of the types of anaemia prevalent among children and adolescents aged 1–19 years in India: A population-based study, Avina Sarna, Akash Porwal, Sowmya Ramesh, Praween Kumar Agrawal, Rajib Acharya, Robert Johnston, Nizamuddin Khan, Harshpal Singh Sachdev, K. Madhavan Nair, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Ransi Abraham, Sila Deb, Ajay Khera, and Renu Saxena

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Characteristics of brokers in relation to the migration of girls and young women in Ethiopia, Annabel Erulkar

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Characterizing the unmet HIV prevention needs and HIV risk vulnerabilities of adolescent girls and young women in Ethiopia, Carly A. Comins, Sheree Schwartz, Stefan Baral, and Andargachew Mulu

Chi-Chi Undie interviewed on teen pregnancy and school re-entry in Kenya: RELI and Well Made Strategy podcast, Chi-Chi Undie

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Child marriage practices among the Rohingya in Bangladesh, Andrea J. Melnikas, Sigma Ainul, Iqbal Ehsan, Eashita Haque, and Sajeda Amin

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Close to home: Evidence on the impact of community-based girl groups, Miriam Temin and Craig Heck

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Community interventions with women’s groups to improve women’s and children’s health in India: A mixed-methods systematic review of effects, enablers and barriers, Sapna Desai, Madhavi Misra, Aikantika Das, Roopal Jyoti Singh, Mrignyani Sehgal, Lu Gram, Neha Kumar, and Audrey Prost

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COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among adolescent girls in Bangladesh: Concept note, Sajeda Amin

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COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among adolescents and young people in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India: Study description, Rajib Acharya, Mukta Gundi, Thoai Ngô, Neelanjana Pandey, Sangram Kishor Patel, Jessie Pinchoff, Shilpi Rampal, Niranjan Saggurti, K.G. Santhya, Corinne White, and A.J. Francis Zavier

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Creative Assets and Program Content Guide: To Build Social and Emotional Learning and Promote Trauma Mitigation and Healing, Adolescent Girl and Creativity Network

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Dataset: COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among adolescent girls in Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin, Ubaidur Rob, Masuma Billah, Sigma Ainul, Md. Irfan Hossain, Forhana Rahman Noor, Surojit Kundu, Iqbal Ehsan, Eashita Haque, Md. Saddam Hossain, and Mehnaz Manzur

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Dataset: COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among adolescents and young people in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India, Rajib Acharya, Mukta Gundi, Thoai Ngô, Neelanjana Pandey, Sangram Kishor Patel, Jessie Pinchoff, Shilpi Rampal, Niranjan Saggurti, K.G. Santhya, Corinne White, and A.J. Francis Zavier

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Demographic, nutritional, social and environmental predictors of learning skills and depression in 20,000 Indian adolescents: Findings from the UDAYA survey, Samuel Scott, Anjali Pant, Phuong Hong Nguyen, Sachin Shinde, and Purnima Menon

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Designing and evaluating scalable child marriage prevention programs in Burkina Faso and Tanzania: A quasi-experiment and costing study, Annabel Erulkar, Girmay Medhin, Eva Weissman, Gisele Kaboré, and Julien Ouedraogo

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Developing an SMS text message intervention on sexual and reproductive health with adolescents and youth in Peru, Fiorella Guerrero, Nora Lucar, Mijail Garvich Claux, Marina Chiappe, Jose Perez-Lu, Michelle J. Hindin, Lianne Gonsalves, and Angela M. Bayer

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Development and validation of the Sexual and Reproductive Empowerment Scale for Adolescents and Young Adults, Ushma D. Upadhyay, Phoebe Y. Danza, Torsten B. Neilands, Jessica D. Gipson, Claire D. Brindis, Michelle J. Hindin, Diana Greene Foster, and Shari L. Dworkin

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Does schooling protect sexual health? The association between three measures of education and STIs among adolescents in Malawi, Barbara Mensch, Monica J. Grant, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Christine A. Kelly, Satvika Chalasani, and Paul C. Hewett

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Do you know? A resilience challenge game for Native American girls, Kelly Hallman, Kassel Franco Garibay, Stephanie Martinez, and Lisa Polen

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Education and sexually transmitted infections among Malawian adolescents / Niveau d'instruction et infections sexuellement transmissibles chez les adolescent(e)s au Malawi, Barbara Mensch, Monica J. Grant, and Erica Soler-Hampejsek

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Effect of a community-based gender norms program on sexual violence perpetration by adolescent boys and young men: A cluster randomized clinical trial, Elizabeth Miller, Kelley A. Jones, Alison J. Culyba, Taylor Paglisotti, Namita Dwarakanath, Michael Massof, Zoe Feinstein, Katie A. Ports, Dorothy L. Espelage, Julie Pulerwitz, Aapta Garg, Jane Kato-Wallace, and Kaleab Z. Abebe

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Effect of exposure to PM10 on child health: Evidence based on a large-scale survey from 184 cities in India, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Monika Walia, Wiliam Robert Avis, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Evidence review: Promoting adolescent girls' health and well-being in low-resource settings in the era of COVID-19, Sarah Blake, Miriam Temin, and Adolescent Girls Investment Plan (AGIP) Evidence Subcommittee

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Evidence to support HIV prevention for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and their male partners: Results from Malawi Dreams studies with AGYW, male partners of AGYW, men living with HIV, and program implementing partners, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Victor Mwapasa, Effie Chipeta, Wanangwa Chimwaza, Nrupa Jani, Tracy McClair, Lyson Tenthani, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Exploring the overlap: Women Now’s feminist humanitarian support and the Community of Practice, Judith Bruce and Aisha Dennis

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Female genital mutilation/cutting in Nigeria: Is the practice declining? A descriptive analysis of successive demographic and health surveys and multiple indicator cluster surveys (2003–2017), Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Glory Atilola, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Emmanuel Ogundimu, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Paul Komba, Zhuzhi Moore, and Dennis Matanda

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Final evaluation results: Expanding access to secondary school education for teenage mothers in Homa Bay County, Chi-Chi Undie, Harriet Birungi, George Odwe, and Francis Obare

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Gender specific differences in COVID-19 knowledge, behavior and health effects among adolescents and young adults in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, India, Jessie Pinchoff, K.G. Santhya, Corinne White, Shilpi Rampal, Rajib Acharya, and Thoai Ngô

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Girl Empower—A gender transformative mentoring and cash transfer intervention to promote adolescent wellbeing: Impact findings from a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Liberia, Berk Ozler, Kelly Hallman, Marie-France Guimond, Elizabeth A. Kelvin, Marian Rogers, and Esther Karnley

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HIV vulnerability among adolescent girls and young women: A multi-country latent class analysis approach, Sanyukta Mathur, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Sangram Kishor Patel, Jerry Okal, Victor Mwapasa, Effie Chipeta, Maurice Musheke, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Intra-grade variability in educational and psychosocial competencies of school going adolescent girls, in the coastal region of Kenya: Implications for school based interventions, Beth Kangwana, Eunice N. Muthengi, and Karen Austrian

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Investing in social and behavior change is cost-effective for increasing modern contraceptive use in Niger, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Investing in social and behavior change is cost-effective for increasing modern contraceptive use in Togo, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Investir dans le changement social et comportemental est rentable pour augmenter l'utilisation de la contraception moderne au Niger, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Investir dans le changement social et comportemental est rentable pour augmenter l'utilisation de la contraception moderne au Togo, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Keeping girls in schools to reduce child marriage in rural Bangladesh—Program brief, Population Council

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Keeping girls in schools to reduce child marriage in rural Bangladesh—Research Brief and Baseline Highlights, Sigma Ainul, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Md. Irfan Hossain, Forhana Rahman Noor, Iqbal Ehsan, Sajeda Amin, and Ubaidur Rob

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Male adolescents’ gender attitudes and violence: Implications for youth violence prevention, Elizabeth Miller, Alison J. Culyba, Taylor Paglisotti, Michael Massof, Qi Gao, Katie A. Ports, Jane Kato-Wallace, Julie Pulerwitz, Dorothy L. Espelage, Kaleab Z. Abebe, and Kelley A. Jones

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Measurement of anticipated stigma: A barrier to family planning use among married youth, Evidence Project

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Measuring empowerment among adolescent girls in the context of intervention, Population Council

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Midline report: Accelerating action to end child marriage in Bangladesh, Masuma Billah, Eashita Haque, Surojit Kundu, Md. Saddam Hossain, Momoe Makino, and Sajeda Amin

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Modelling and mapping of state disparities associated with female genital mutilation/cutting prevalence among girls aged 0–14 years in Nigeria: Evidence from DHS and MICS 2003–2017, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Paul Komba, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Glory Atilola, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Zhuzhi Moore, and Dennis Matanda

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National guidelines for school re-entry in early learning and basic education, Ministry of Education

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Pneumonia-related ideations, care-seeking, and treatment behaviors among children under 2 years with pneumonia symptoms in northwestern Nigeria, Udochisom Anaba, Paul Hutchinson, Dele Abegunde, and Emily White Johansson

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Population Council Annual Evaluation Report: Opening Futures (Abriendo Futuros) for indigenous girls in Yucatan, Mexico, Silvana Larrea

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Pre-pandemic influences on Kenyan girls' transitions to adulthood during COVID-19, Meghan Bellerose, Maryama Diaw, Jessie Pinchoff, Beth Kangwana, and Karen Austrian

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Program effects of DREAMS among adolescent girls and young women in Kisumu County, Kenya: Findings from DREAMS implementation science research, Population Council

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Program effects of DREAMS among adolescent girls and young women in Zambia: Findings from DREAMS implementation science research, Population Council

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Project YES! Youth Engaging for Success: A randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of a clinic-based peer mentoring program on viral suppression, adherence and internalized stigma among HIV-positive youth (15–24 years) in Ndola, Zambia, Julie Denison, Virginia M. Burke, Sam Miti, Bareng A.S. Nonyane, Christiana Frimpong, Katherine G. Merrill, Elizabeth A. Abrams, and Jonathan Kaunda Mwansa

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Promoting gender egalitarian norms and practices among boys in rural India: The relative effect of intervening in early and late adolescence, Ashish Kumar Gupta and K.G. Santhya

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Proximal and contextual correlates of childhood stunting in India: A geo-spatial analysis, Ashish Kumar Gupta and K.G. Santhya

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Rainfall shocks, cognitive development and educational attainment among adolescents in a drought-prone region in Kenya, Laura Nübler, Karen Austrian, John A. Maluccio, and Jessie Pinchoff

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Reclaiming matrilineal traditions and building Girl Societies in indigenous Montana, Kelly Hallman, Eva Roca, and Stephanie Martinez

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Reclamation: Returning to matrilineal traditions, building a new generation of indigenous Girl Societies, Kelly Hallman, Stephanie Martinez, Lisa Polen, and Angel del Valle

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Reducing HIV risk among young women and their partners: Highlights from the DREAMS implementation science research portfolio, Population Council

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Reducing HIV risk for adolescent girls and young women and their male partners: Insights from the DREAMS Partnership, Sanyukta Mathur

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Social and behavior change programming landscape for out-of-school adolescent and youth reproductive health programs in the Philippines: A scoping review, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Social, health, education and economic effects of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in Kenya: Responses from data collection in five Nairobi informal settlements (Kibera, Huruma, Kariobangi, Dandora, and Mathare), June 2020—Nairobi, Population Council

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Social, health, education and economic effects of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in Kenya: Responses from the first round of adolescent data collection, August 2020—Kilifi, Population Council

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Social, health, education and economic effects of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in Kenya: Responses from the first round of adolescent data collection, August 2020—Kisumu, Population Council

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Social, health, education and economic effects of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in Kenya: Responses from the first round of adolescent data collection, August 2020—Wajir, Population Council

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Social, health, education and economic effects of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in Kenya: Results from adolescent surveys in Kilifi, Nairobi, Wajir, and Kisumu Counties, October 2020, Population Council

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Socioeconomic inequality trends in childhood vaccination coverage in India: Findings from multiple rounds of National Family Health Survey, Nizamuddin Khan and Niranjan Saggurti

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Structural and behavior change interventions to improve experience of care for sick very young children (0 to 24 months of age) and their parents in hospital settings in Kenya—Preliminary Results: Baseline Provider Survey, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Support clubs for children and youth in Haiti living with HIV: A case study, Susan Settergren, Robert Philippe, Joanne St. Louis, Nathaniel Segaren, Sylvie Boisson, Tessa Lewis, Olbeg Désinor, and Kesner François

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SWEDD & COVID-19: Considering adolescent girls during crises, Population Council

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SWEDD & COVID-19: Gender-based violence and adolescent girls, Population Council

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SWEDD & COVID-19: Opportunities and risks for adolescent girls, Population Council

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The Adolescent Data Hub: The largest catalog of open access data on adolescents living in low and middle-income countries, Corinne White, Christina Misunas, Erica Chuang, Midanna De Almada, Stephanie Psaki, and Thoai Ngô

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The effect of education on determinants of climate change risks, Brian C. O'Neill, Leiwen Jiang, Samir KC, Regina Fuchs, Shonali Pachauri, Emily K. Laidlow, Tiantian Zhang, Wei Zhou, and Xiaolin Ren

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The impact of COVID-19 on opportunities for adolescent girls and the role of girls' groups, Hannah Briggs, Nicole Haberland, Sapna Desai, Thomas de Hoop, and Thoai Ngô

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The impact of the Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP) on short and long term social, economic, education and fertility outcomes: A cluster randomized controlled trial in Zambia, Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Jere R. Behrman, Jean Digitale, Natalie Jackson Hachonda, Maximillian Bweupe, and Paul C. Hewett

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The influence of schooling on the stability and mutability of gender attitudes: Findings from a longitudinal study of adolescent girls in Zambia, Sophia Chae, Nicole Haberland, Katharine McCarthy, Ann M. Weber, Gary L. Darmstadt, and Thoai Ngô

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The use of case advocates to manage child survivors of sexual violence in public health facilities in Kenya: A qualitative study exploring the perceptions of child survivors, care givers and health care providers, Lina Digolo, Carol Ajema, Millicent Kiruki, Maryline Mireku, Ronald Kotut, and Chi-Chi Undie

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Transitions to adulthood and the changing body mass index of adolescent girls in Zambia, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Paul C. Hewett, Kathryn Spielman, and Karen Austrian

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Trends in fertility and fertility preferences in sub-Saharan Africa: The roles of education and family planning programs, John Bongaarts

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UDAYA, Adolescent Survey, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, 2018–19, K.G. Santhya

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Understanding local variation in how female genital mutilation/cutting declines, changes, or persists: Analysis of household survey data for Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal, Population Reference Bureau

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Violence Outcomes in COVID-19 EPOCH Study (VOCES): A cohort study with adolescents and young adults in Mexico, Silvana Larrea, René Nevárez, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, Lina López, Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, Christina Misunas, Nicole Haberland, and Thoai Ngô

Webinar: Girl Societies in Indian Country Update, IMAGEN

Webinar: Strengthening the Circle for Native American Girls During COVID-19, IMAGEN

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What about adolescent girls? Implementation insights from a new evidence review on ‘safe space-style’ community-based girls’ groups, Miriam Temin and Craig Heck

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What are adolescent girls' and young women's pregnancy experiences, fertility desires, and HIV-related risk behaviors? Findings from DREAMS implementation science research in Zambia, Population Council

Submissions from 2019

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Accelerating action to end child marriage in Bangladesh—Project brief, Population Council

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Adolescent girls' voices on enhancing their own productivity in Pakistan: Highlights 2019, Iram Kamran, Tahira Parveen, and Rehan M. Niazi

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Building Assets Toolkit: Developing Positive Benchmarks for Adolescent Girls—Asset Cards [Portuguese], Judith Bruce, Sarah Engebretsen, and Kimberly Glazer

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Building Assets Toolkit: Developing Positive Benchmarks for Adolescent Girls—Asset Cards [Spanish], Judith Bruce, Sarah Engebretsen, and Kimberly Glazer

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Building Assets Toolkit: Developing Positive Benchmarks for Adolescent Girls—Asset Cards [Swahili], Judith Bruce, Sarah Engebretsen, and Kimberly Glazer

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Building Indigenous Girl Networks in South Dakota, Kelly Hallman and Stephanie Martinez

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Causal effects of education on sexual and reproductive health in low and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Stephanie Psaki, Erica Chuang, Andrea J. Melnikas, David B. Wilson, and Barbara Mensch

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Cell phone counseling improves retention of mothers with HIV infection in care and infant HIV testing in Kisumu, Kenya: A randomized controlled study, Avina Sarna, Lopamudra Saraswati, Jerry Okal, James K. Matheka, Danmark Owuor, Roopal Jyoti Singh, Nancy Reynolds, and Sam Kalibala

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Child marriage in Ghana: Evidence from a multi-method study, Babatunde A.O. Ahonsi, Kamil Fuseini, Dela Nai, Erika Goldson, Selina Owusu, Ismail Ndifuna, Icilda Humes, and Placide Tapsoba

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Child marriages and unions in Latin America: Understanding the roles of agency and social norms, Alice Y. Taylor, Erin Murphy-Graham, Julia Van Horn, Bapu Vaitla, Angel del Valle, and Beniamino Cislaghi

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Comprehensive sexuality education for adolescents in Zambia via the mobile-optimized website TuneMe: A content analysis, Erin Rogers, Kshipra Hemal, Zangose Tembo, Mulenga Mukanu, Michael Mbizvo, and Benjamin Bellows

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Dataset: Vulnerable street boys and girls in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Nrupa Jani, Lung Vu, Sam Kalibala, Gebeyehu Mekonnen, and Kay Lynn

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Delivering results in girls' education: How to evaluate what works, what doesn't, and what we don't know, Stephanie Psaki

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Dietary adequacy among young children in India: Improvement or stagnation? An investigation from the National Family Health Survey, Nizamuddin Khan, Arupendra Mozumdar, and Supreet Kaur

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Does education improve health in low- and middle income countries? Results from a systematic review, Stephanie Psaki, Barbara Mensch, Erica Chuang, and Andrea J. Melnikas