This groundbreaking series details the experiences and outcomes of Population Council programs to reach vulnerable adolescent girls by: collecting, analyzing, and disseminating evidence on the diversity of adolescent lives and experiences; creating innovative tools for the field; using safe spaces to build social, health, financial, and cognitive assets for a healthy and productive adulthood; and summarizing lessons learned. The documents provide evidence and policy and programming recommendations to support adolescent girls.

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Submissions from 2011

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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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Les programmes de lutte contre le mariage des enfants : cerner le problème, Sajeda Amin

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Programs to address child marriage: Framing the problem, Sajeda Amin

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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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Addressing sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) against adolescent girls, Sajeda Amin and Althea D. Anderson

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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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Les coûts du mariage—les transactions matrimoniales dans le monde en développement, Sajeda Amin and Ashish Bajracharya

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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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Expanding safe spaces, financial education, and savings for adolescent girls in Kenya, Karen Austrian

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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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Ampliación de programas para adolescentes vulnerables: Experiencias, entendimientos y evidencia, Martha Brady

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Calling attention to young adolescents: Building the evidence base to inform policies and programs, Martha Brady

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Leveling the playing field: Building girls' sports programs and creating new opportunities, Martha Brady

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Taking programs for vulnerable adolescents to scale: Experiences, insights, and evidence, Martha Brady

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Equipping Mayan girls to improve their lives, Jennifer Catino, Alejandra Colom, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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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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Education during humanitarian emergencies: The situation of displaced children and youth in Darfur, Sudan, Safaa El-Kogali

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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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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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Répondre aux besoins des jeunes filles à risque de mariage précoce et des adolescentes mariées au Burkina Faso, Sarah Engebretsen and Gisele Kaboré

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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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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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Introducing adolescent livelihoods training in the slums of Allahabad, India, Monica J. Grant, Barbara Mensch, and Mary Philip Sebastian

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Siyakha Nentsha: Building economic, health, and social capabilities among highly vulnerable adolescents in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Kelly Hallman and Eva Roca

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Protecting young people from sex without consent, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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Investigating school quality and learning outcomes among adolescents in Malawi, Christine A. Kelly

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Girls' schooling in developing countries: Highlights from Population Council research, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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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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Summary of New Lessons: The Power of Educating Adolescent Girls, Cynthia B. Lloyd

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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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Retarder le mariage précoce chez les filles défavorisées en milieu rural dans la région Amhara, en Éthiopie, grâce au soutien social, à l'éducation et à la sensibilisation des communautés, Eunice N. Muthengi and Annabel Erulkar

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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 estrategia del Population Council: Promoción de transiciones a la vida adulta sanas, seguras y productivas, Population Council

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The Population Council's approach: Promoting healthy, safe, and productive transitions to adulthood, Population Council

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Supporting married girls: Calling attention to a neglected group, K.G. Santhya and Annabel Erulkar

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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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Assessing equity of access in programs for young people, Adam Weiner

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Using data to identify and reach the most vulnerable young people, Adam Weiner

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Scaling up asset-building programs for marginalized adolescent girls in socially conservative settings: The Ishraq program in rural Upper Egypt, Nadia Zibani and Martha Brady

Submissions from 2008

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Reforming marriage practices in Bangladesh, Sajeda Amin

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Identifying sources of adolescent exclusion due to violence: Participatory mapping in South Africa, Nora Kenworthy, Kelly Hallman, and Judith A. Diers

Submissions from 2007

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Casamento infantil no contexto da epidemia do VIH, Judith Bruce

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Child marriage in the context of the HIV epidemic, Judith Bruce

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Girls left behind: Redirecting HIV interventions toward the most vulnerable, Judith Bruce

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Jovens abandonadas: redireccionar as intervenções de VIH no sentido das mais vulneráveis, Judith Bruce

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

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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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Educación sobre sexualidad y VIH: tiempo para un cambio de paradigma, Nicole Haberland and Deborah Rogow

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Éducation sexuelle et VIH : il est temps de changer de méthodologie, Nicole Haberland and Deborah Rogow

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

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Assessing the multiple disadvantages of Mayan girls: 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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Evaluación de las múltiples desventajas de las niñas mayas: efectos del género, el origen étnico, la pobreza y el lugar de residencia sobre la educación en Guatemala, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, Jennifer Catino, and Marta Julia Ruiz

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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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Influencing girls’ lives: Acceptability and effectiveness of a livelihoods skill building intervention in Gujarat, Shveta Kalyanwala

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

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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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Empowering young mothers in India: Results of the First-time Parents Project, K.G. Santhya and Nicole Haberland

Submissions from 2006

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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): 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