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Submissions from 2022

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A3 Policy Checklist User Guide, Yeeva Cheng and Cara Kraus-Perrotta

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An Overview of the Adolescent Data Hub (ADH), Yeeva Cheng and Cara Kraus-Perrotta

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Assessing engagement of adolescents and young adults (AYA) in HIV research: A multi-method analysis of a crowdsourcing open call and typology of AYA engagement in sub-Saharan Africa, Kadija M. Tahlil, Laura Rachal, Titi Gbajabiamila, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Takhona Hlatshwako, Mandikudza Tembo, Nicola Willis, Carine Oum Nyagog, Susan Vorkoper, Rachel Sturke, Nora E. Rosenberg, Victor Ojo, Isaac Moses, Nadia Ahmed, Kristin Beima-Sofie, Sarah Roberts, Brenda Kateera, Eleanor Namisoke-Magongo, Michael Mbizvo, Juliet Iwelunmor, Oliver Ezechi, and Joseph D. Tucker

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Assessing layered HIV prevention programming: Optimizing outcomes for adolescent girls and young women, Sanyukta Mathur, Raman Mishra, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Craig Heck, and Jerry Okoth Okal

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Assessment of economic opportunities for young Rohingyas in Bangladesh, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Md. Irfan Hossain, Abdullah Al Mahmud Shohag, Eashita Haque, Iqbal Ehsan, Joseph Falcone, and Ubaidur Rob

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Association of traditional marital practices with contraceptive decision-making, couple communication, and method use among couples in rural Maharashtra, India, Anvita Dixit, Nicole E. Johns, Mohan Ghule, Madhusudana Battala, Shahina Begum, Niranjan Saggurti, Jay G. Silverman, Elizabeth Reed, Susan M. Kiene, Tarik Benmarhnia, Sarah Averbach, and Anita Raj

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Biruh Tesfa ("Bright Future"), Population Council

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Building the A3 Policy Checklist, Yeeva Cheng and Cara Kraus-Perrotta

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Building the Adolescent Indicators and Gender Gaps Dashboard, Lauren Woyczynski, Christina Misunas, and Md. Irfan Hossain

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Capacity building of national rural livelihood mission personnel on evaluations and data utilization for evidence-based decision making, Avishek Hazra, Apollonius Purty, Supriya, Jaleel Ahmad, Ankit Nanda, Raj Kumar Verma, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Capturing adolescent realities in the global data revolution, Silvia Guglielmi, Eric Neumeister, Nicola Jones, Arwyn Finnie, Albert Motivans, Emma Samman, Jacqueline Gallinetti, and Miriam Temin

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Causal mechanisms linking education with fertility, HIV, and child mortality: A systematic review, Fatima Zahra, Nicole Haberland, and Stephanie Psaki

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Changes in prevalence of violence and risk factors for violence and HIV among children and young people in Kenya: A comparison of the 2010 and 2019 Kenya Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys, Francis B. Annor, Laura F. Chiang, Patricia Oluoch, Vivienne Mang'oli, Marygorret Mogaka, Mary Mwangi, Anne Ngunjiri, Francis Obare Onyango, Thomas Achia, Pragna Patel, Greta M. Massetti, Linda L. Dahlberg, Thomas R. Simon, and James A. Mercy

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Changes in the prevalence of child marriage in Ethiopia, 2005–2016, Annabel Erulkar

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Childhood vaccinations and demographic transition: Long-term evidence from India, Arindam Nandi, Amit Summan, Thoai Ngô, and David E. Bloom

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Climate change vulnerability, and health of women and children: Evidence from India using district level data, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Trisha Chaudhuri, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Comparative analysis of contraceptive use in Punjab and Manipur: Exploring beyond women’s education and empowerment, Anjali Sharma, Abhishek Kumar, S.K. Mohanty, and Arupendra Mozumdar

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Comparing cohabiting unions and formal marriages among adolescent girls in Zambia: The role of premarital fertility and parental support, Eunice N. Muthengi, Laura Muthoni, and Karen Austrian

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Determining the most significant changes on intergenerational communication and young people’s family planning and reproductive health outcomes: Qualitative evaluation of the Merci Mon Héros media campaign in Niger and Côte d’Ivoire, Martha Silva, Sethson Kassegne, Robert-Hugues Yaovi Nagbe, Rebecca Ezouatchi, Lorimpo Babogou, and Farida Moussa

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Devolved health system capacity in the provision of care for sick newborns and young infants in four counties serving vulnerable populations in Kenya, Jesse Gitaka, Samuel Mbugua, Peter Mwaura, Daniel Gatungu, David Githanga, Charity Ndwiga, Timothy Abuya, Kezia K’Oduol, Wilson Liambila, and Fred Were

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Economies of scale of large-scale international development interventions: Evidence from self-help groups in India, Garima Siwach, Sohini Paul, and Thomas de Hoop

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Élaboration du tableau de bord A3 des indicateurs relatifs aux adolescents et du tableau de bord des écarts entre les sexes, Lauren Woyczynski, Christina Misunas, and Md. Irfan Hossain

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Exploitative working conditions for child domestic workers in Ethiopia, The Freedom Fund

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Exposure to violence, adverse life events and the mental health of adolescent girls in Nairobi slums, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Karen Austrian, Benta Abuya, Beth Kangwana, Nicole Maddox, and Caroline W. Kabiru

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From Data to Action: Informing Menstrual Health Management Programs, Emily EunYoung Cho, Karen Austrian, and Nicole Haberland

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Gendered effects of COVID-19 school closures: Bangladesh case study, Eashita Haque, Natalie Wyss, Emily EunYoung Cho, and Karen Austrian

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Gendered effects of COVID-19 school closures: India case study, Neelanjana Pandey, Emily EunYoung Cho, Shilpi Rampal, and Karen Austrian

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Gendered effects of COVID-19 school closures: Kenya case study, Faith Mbushi, Natalie Wyss, Emily EunYoung Cho, Karen Austrian, Eva Ireri Muluve, Laura Muthoni, and Beth Kangwana

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Gendered effects of COVID-19 school closures: Pakistan case study, Iram Kamran, Tahira Parveen, Rehan M. Niazi, Maqsood Sadiq, Fatima Azeem, Emily EunYoung Cho, and Karen Austrian

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Gender-related barriers to schooling: What do we know about the effects of sexuality and life skills education?, Nicole Haberland

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Getting girls back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya: Lessons from the 4Ts initiative, George Odwe and Chi-Chi Undie

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GIRL Center Roadmap to 2030, GIRL Center

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Girls on the Map: Mapping for Program Planning and Social Change, Eva Roca

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Guide d’utilisation de la liste de contrôle de la politique A3, Yeeva Cheng and Cara Kraus-Perrotta

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Health worker perceptions of stigma towards Zambian adolescent girls and young women: A qualitative study, Caroline Meek, Drosin Mulenga, Patrick Edwards, Sophie Inambwae, Nachela Chelwa, Michael Mbizvo, Sarah Roberts, Sujha Subramanian, and Laura Nyblade

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How to Conduct Research with Children Ethically, Franziska Meinck, Chi-Chi Undie, Anita Burgund Isakov, Elizabeth Dartnall, and Angelica Pino

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Identifying latent classes of empowerment among early adolescent girls and the factors that cultivate them: Evidence from a community-based skills training program, Christina Misunas and Sajeda Amin

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If we ask, will they tell? (and then, what?): Screening for sexual violence against children in Kenya, Chi-Chi Undie and Margaret Mak'anyengo

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Impacto multidimensional de la pandemia en las juventudes indígenas de Yucatán, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Suhayla Bazbaz, Fabiola Romero-Gamboa, and Isabel Vieitez Martínez

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Impacts of multisectoral cash plus programs after four years in an urban informal settlement: Adolescent Girls Initiative–Kenya (AGI–K) randomized trial, Joy Koech, John A. Maluccio, Beth Kangwana, Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Nicole Maddox, Rachel J. Sapire, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Benta Abuya, Eva Ireri Muluve, and Faith Mbushi

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Impacts of multisectoral cash plus programs on marriage and fertility after 4 years in pastoralist Kenya: A randomized trial, Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Beth Kangwana, Nicole Maddox, Maryama Diaw, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Benta Abuya, Eva Ireri Muluve, Faith Mbushi, Hassan Mohammed, Abdullahi Aden, and John A. Maluccio

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Integrated health care delivery for adolescents living with and at risk of HIV infection: A review of models and actions for implementation, Sujha Subramanian, Eleanor Namusoke-Magongo, Patrick Edwards, Millicent Atujuna, Teddy Chimulwa, Dorothy Dow, Emilia Jalil, Nguavese Torbunde, Kawango Agot, Ivan Arinaitwe, Jenny Beizer, Nachela Chelwa, Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda, Sam Miti, and Florence Mwangwa

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Intersections of financial agency, gender dynamics, and HIV risk: A qualitative study with adolescent girls and young women in Zambia, Laura Gauer Bermudez, Drosin Mulenga, Maurice Musheke, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Invisible threads: Addressing the root causes of migration from Guatemala by investing in women and girls, Ingrid Arias, Angel del Valle, Michelle Dubón, Aracely Martínez Rodas, Kathleen Mogelgaard, L. Tatiana Paz Lemus, and J. Joseph Speidel

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Keeping girls in schools to reduce child marriage in rural Bangladesh: Endline assessment, Sigma Ainul, Forhana Rahman Noor, Md. Irfan Hossain, Iqbal Ehsan, Mehnaz Manzur, Ubaidur Rob, and Sajeda Amin

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L’élaboration de la liste de contrôle pour les politiques A3, Yeeva Cheng and Cara Kraus-Perrotta

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Maternal education, health care system and child health: Evidence from India, Sohini Paul, Sourabh Paul, Ashish Kumar Gupta, and K.S. James

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Menstruation, myopia, and marginalization: Advancing menstrual policies to “keep girls in school” at the risk of exacerbating inequalities, Nay Alhelou, Purvaja S. Kavattur, Mary M. Olson, Lillian Rountree, and Inga T. Winkler

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Multisectoral, combination HIV prevention for adolescent girls and young women: A qualitative study of the DREAMS implementation trajectory in Zambia, Joseph G. Rosen, Maurice Musheke, Drosin Mulenga, Edith S. Namukonda, Nrupa Jani, Michael Mbizvo, Julie Pulerwitz, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Policies and interventions to remove gender‐related barriers to girls' school participation and learning in low‐ and middle‐income countries: A systematic review of the evidence, Stephanie Psaki, Nicole Haberland, Barbara Mensch, Lauren Woyczynski, and Erica Chuang

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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among adolescents in India: A population-based study, Sowmya Ramesh, Ransi Abraham, Avina Sarna, Harshpal Sachdev, Akash Porwal, Nizamuddin Khan, Rajib Acharya, Praween Kumar Agrawal, Sana Ashraf, and Lakshmi Ramakrishnan

Promises to Keep: Impact of COVID-19 on Adolescents in Kenya—Photo Exhibition, Presidential Policy and Strategy Unit (Kenya) and Population Council

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Quality of anthropometric data in India's National Family Health Survey: Disentangling interviewer and area effect using a cross-classified multilevel model, Laxmi Kant Dwivedi, Kajori Banerjee, Radhika Sharma, Rakesh Mishra, Sowmya Ramesh, Damodar Sahu, Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, and K.S. James

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Sexual debut and risk behaviors among orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia: Which protective deficits shape HIV risk?, Joseph G. Rosen, Nkomba Kayeyi, Mwelwa Chibuye, Lyson Phiri, Edith S. Namukonda, and Michael Mbizvo

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Social normative origins of the taboo gap and implications for adolescent risk for HIV infection in Zambia, Sophia N. Nesamoney, Iván Mejía-Guevara, Beniamino Cislaghi, Ann M. Weber, Michael Mbizvo, and Gary L. Darmstadt

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Temporal shifts in HIV-related risk factors among cohorts of adolescent girls and young women enrolled in DREAMS programming: Evidence from Kenya, Malawi and Zambia, Sanyukta Mathur, Craig Heck, Sangram Kishor Patel, Jerry Okoth Okal, Effie Chipeta, Victor Mwapasa, Wanangwa Chimwaza Manda, Maurice Musheke, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Julie Pulerwitz, and Nanlesta Pilgrim

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The development of adolescent agency and implications for reproductive choice among girls in Zambia, Katharine McCarthy, Katarzyna Wyka, Diana Romero, Karen Austrian, and Heidi E. Jones

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The good, the bad and the unintended: Education, child marriage and early childbearing, Thoai Ngô

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“Then I will say that we have to marry each other”: A qualitative view of premarital pregnancy as a driver of child marriage in Malawi, Andrea J. Melnikas, Nancy Mulauzi, James Mkandawire, Grace Saul, and Sajeda Amin

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The perceived effects of COVID-19 pandemic on female genital mutilation/cutting and child or forced marriages in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Senegal, Tammary Esho, Dennis Matanda, Timothy Abuya, Sintayehu Abebe, Yeshitila Hailu, Khaltoume Camara, Bachir Mouhammed, Tonny Kapsandui, Lilian Kamanzi, Andrew Wabwire, Patrick Kagurusi, Maureen Nankanja, Anne Gitimu, David Kawai, John Kogada, Millicent Ondigo, and Joachim Osur

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The prevalence of domestic servitude among child domestic workers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Research findings, Annabel Erulkar, Lemi Negeri, and Eyasu Hailu

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The taboo gap: Implications for adolescent risk of HIV infection, Sophia N. Nesamoney, Iván Mejía-Guevara, Ann M. Weber, Beniamino Cislaghi, Michael Mbizvo, and Gary L. Darmstadt

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Unit costs of a community-based girl-centered HIV prevention program: A case study of Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe program, Jerry Okoth Okal, Japheth O. Awiti, James K. Matheka, Oluoch-Madiang’ Daniel, Rael Obanda, and Sanyukta Mathur

Webinar—From Data to Action: Informing Menstrual Health Management Programs, Karen Austrian, Nicole Haberland, Beth Kangwana, and Megan White Mukuria

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Women's groups and COVID-19: An evidence review on savings groups in Africa, Olayinka Adegbite, Leigh Anderson, Sybil Chidiac, Osasuyi Dirisu, Jenna Grzeslo, Julia Hakspiel, Chinmaya Holla, Emily Janoch, Krishna Jafa, Shubha Jayaram, Grace Majara, Tabitha Mulyampiti, Eve Namisango, Eva Noble, Bukola Onyishi, David Panetta, Garima Siwach, Munshi Sulaiman, Rebecca Walcott, Sapna Desai, and Thomas de Hoop

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“You can't even ask a question about your child”: Examining experiences of parents or caregivers during hospitalization of their sick young children in Kenya: A qualitative study, Chantalle Okondo, Charity Ndwiga, Pooja Sripad, Timothy Abuya, and Charlotte E. Warren

Submissions from 2021

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A comprehensive model to address reproductive health and family planning needs of factory workers in Port Said, Evidence Project

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A comprehensive model to address reproductive health and family planning needs of factory workers in Port Said [Arabic], Evidence Project

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A Covid Agenda from the Perspective of Adolescent Girls and Young Women, Judith Bruce

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Action for adolescent girls and COVID-19: Implications for safe space programming in the Sahel, Population Council

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Adolescent girls and COVID-19: Mapping the evidence on interventions, Sarah Blake, Miriam Temin, Tara Abularrage, and Nihal Said

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Adolescent girls’ and young women’s economic empowerment programs: Emerging insights from a review of reviews, Nicole Haberland, Thomas de Hoop, Sapna Desai, Sarah Engebretsen, and Thoai Ngô

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“Adolescents do not only require ARVs and adherence counseling”: A qualitative investigation of health care provider experiences with an HIV youth peer mentoring program in Ndola, Zambia, Elizabeth A. Abrams, Virginia M. Burke, Katherine G. Merrill, Christiana Frimpong, Sam Miti, Jonathan Kaunda Mwansa, and Julie Denison

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Advancing girls' education in light of COVID-19 in East Africa: A synthesis report, Population Council, Regional Education Learning Initiative, and Mannion Daniels

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Assessing the vulnerability and risks of adolescent girls and young women in East and Southern Africa: A preliminary review of the tools in use, B. Jane Ferguson, Sanyukta Mathur, and Alice Armstrong

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Association of maternal height and body mass index with nutrition of children under 5 years of age in India: Evidence from Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey 2016–18, Akash Porwal, Praween Kumar Agarwal, Sana Ashraf, Rajib Acharya, Sowmya Ramesh, Nizamuddin Khan, Robert Johnston, and Avina Sarna

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Associations between key psychosocial stressors and viral suppression and retention in care among youth with HIV in rural South Africa, Lindsey M. Filiatreau, Audrey Pettifor, Jessie K. Edwards, Nkosinathi Masilela, Rhian Twine, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Nicole Haberland, Chodziwadziwa Whiteson Kabudula, Sheri A. Lippman, and Kathleen Kahn

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

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Building Assets Toolkit: Developing Positive Benchmarks for Adolescent Girls—Instruction Guide [Arabic], Judith Bruce, Sarah Engebretsen, and Kimberly Glazer

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Conceptual framework of the drivers of child marriage: A tool to guide programs and policies, Stephanie Psaki, Andrea J. Melnikas, Eashita Haque, Grace Saul, Christina Misunas, Sangram Kishor Patel, Thoai Ngô, and Sajeda Amin

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Crezcamos felices: Manual sobre prevención de la violencia para mentoras del programa Abriendo Oportunidades, Population Council

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Data collection and ethical challenges associated with VAC studies, Chi-Chi Undie

Documentary: Getting it Right! Improving Kenya’s Human Capital by Reducing Stunting—A Household Account, Presidential Policy and Strategy Unit (PASU), Sahihi Africa, and Population Council Kenya

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Drivers of marriage and health outcomes among adolescent girls and young women: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, Fatima Zahra, Karen Austrian, Mukta Gundi, Stephanie Psaki, and Thoai Ngô

Drivers of teenage pregnancy: A qualitative assessment, Michael Mbizvo, Nelly-Claire Muntalima, Nachela Chelwa, Kondwani Kasonda, Edith S. Namukonda, Chifundo Phiri, Natasha Okpara, Ronald Mungoni, and Nancy Choka

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Early effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on children in rural Bangladesh, Momoe Makino, Abu S. Shonchoy, and Zaki Wahhaj

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Education, child marriage, and work outcomes among young people in rural Malawi, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Beth Kangwana, Karen Austrian, Sajeda Amin, and Stephanie Psaki

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Effects of an e-reader intervention on literacy, numeracy and non-verbal reasoning among adolescent girls in Zambia: Evidence from a randomised controlled trial, Barbara Mensch, Nicole Haberland, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Jean Digitale, Natalie Jackson Hachonda, Nachela Chelwa, Pamela Nyirenda, Erica Chuang, Lisa Polen, Stephanie Psaki, Nkomba Kayeyi, and Michael Mbizvo

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Effects of sanitary pad distribution and reproductive health education on upper primary school attendance and reproductive health knowledge and attitudes in Kenya: A cluster randomized controlled trial, Karen Austrian, Beth Kangwana, Eunice N. Muthengi, and Erica Soler-Hampejsek

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Endline Results Brief: What works to improve outcomes for Kenya's adolescent girls?, Population Council

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Esperanza del Programa Abriendo Oportunidades, Population Council

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Esperanza y la gran historia de nuestro camino: Guía para mentoras de Abriendo Oportunidades, Population Council

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Evidence-informed planning and action in Central Asia: Learnings from the Tajikistan Adolescent Wellbeing and Health Pilot Project, Population Council

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Evidence on educational strategies to address child labour in India and Bangladesh: Scoping paper summaries, Ellina Samantroy, AKM Masud Ali, Davuluri Venkateswarlu, Sajeda Amin, Renu Singh, and Jyotsna Jha

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Evidence on respectful maternity care for adolescents: A systematic review protocol, Helen H. Habib, Jefferson Mwaisaka, Kwasi Torpey, Ernest Tei Maya, and Augustine Ankomah

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Factors determining paid and unpaid work in young adults: Evidence from a cohort study in Bihar, India, Ishita Pal, Balhasan Ali, Preeti Dhillon, and Neelanjana Pandey

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Family support for adolescent girls and young women living with HIV in Zambia: Benefits, challenges, and recommendations for intervention development, Sarah Roberts, Patrick Edwards, Drosin Mulenga, Nachela Chelwa, Laura Nyblade, Caila Brander, Maurice Musheke, Michael Mbizvo, and Sujha Subramanian

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Findings from the violence outcomes in COVID-19 era study (VoCes-19): Baseline results, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lina López-Lalinde, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, Ricardo Regules, Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, René Nevárez, Cristina MacGregor, Pablo López, Nicole Haberland, and Thoai Ngô

From Data to Action: Partnering with Governments on Evidence to Support Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Karen Austrian, Beth Kangwana, Julie Mwabe, Guillermo Santiago, and Isabel Vieitez Martínez

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From Data to Action: Partnering with Governments on Evidence to Support Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Emily EunYoung Cho, Karen Austrian, and Isabel Vieitez Martínez