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Submissions from 2021

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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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Guía de Esperanza del Programa Abriendo Oportunidades, Population Council

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Leçons sur l'alphabetisation des adolescentes: reflexions pour les espaces sûrs du SWEDD, Population Council

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Le Guide des normes minimales pour des espaces sûrs : la conception, la mise en oeuvre, et le suivi, l’évaluation et l’apprentissage, Population Council

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Lessons on literacy training for adolescent girls: Considerations for SWEDD safe spaces, Population Council

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Prise de mesures pour les adolescentes en periode de la COVID-19: implications pour la programmation des espaces sûrs au Sahel, Population Council

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The Adolescent Girls Initiative-Kenya—Executive Summary: Two-year follow up results, Population Council

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Translating evidence into impact: Advancing global girls’ education, Population Council

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Vamos a replicar la vida: Manual de huertos familiares para mentoras del programa Abriendo Oportunidades, Population Council

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Vamos a replicar la vida: Manual de huertos familiares para niñas del programa Abriendo Oportunidades, Population Council

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Vamos a replicar la vida: Mediación del manual de huertos familiares para mentoras del programa Abriendo Oportunidades, Population Council

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

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Girls' Education Roadmap: 2021 Report, Stephanie Psaki, Nicole Haberland, Meredith L. Kozak, and Lauren Woyczynski

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Girls' Education Roadmap: 2021 Report Summary, Stephanie Psaki, Nicole Haberland, Meredith L. Kozak, and Lauren Woyczynski

Webinar—Mental Health is Foundational: An Adolescent Girls Community of Practice Learning Exchange, Eva Roca, Diana Bigby, Kelly Hallman, Christina Mallie, Rima Mourtada, Myriam Narcisse, Ann Wahinya, and Anita Shankar

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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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Voice without choice? Investigating adolescent girls’ agency in marital decision-making in Niger, Grace Saul, Aissa Diarra, Andrea J. Melnikas, and Sajeda Amin

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The forgotten population? A call to invest in adolescent well-being in humanitarian and fragile settings, Neha S. Singh, Jocelyn DeJong, Kimberley Popple, Chi-Chi Undie, Rozane El Masri, Ritah Bakesiima, Mariana Calderon-Jaramillo, Ellen Peprah, Saha Naseri, Nadine Cornier, and Karl Blanchet

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Positioning community-based girl group programs for success: Lessons learned from the Population Council's technical assistance partnership with UNFPA-Mozambique's Rapariga Biz, Miriam Temin, Arune Estavela, Craig Heck, Natalie Jackson, and Joana Mendes

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Impact of community-based girl groups, Miriam Temin and Craig Heck

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Inclusive HIV prevention in South Africa: Reaching foreign migrant adolescent girls, Miriam Temin, Cecilia Milford, Mags Beksinska, Debbie Van Zyl, and Jonathan Cockburn

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Smarter investments in girls today to prepare them to thrive tomorrow, Miriam Temin, Christina Misunas, and Erika Martin

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Reducing the prevalence of child domestic servitude in Addis Ababa: Stakeholder and expert scoping study, The Freedom Fund and Population Council

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Social norms, agency, and marriage aspirations in Malawi, Fatima Zahra, Rachel Kidman, and Hans-Peter Kohler

Submissions from 2020

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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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Participation and membership in microfinance based self help groups in India, Danish Ahmad, Itismita Mohanty, Laili Irani, Dileep Mavalankar, and Theo Nivonseng

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Assessment of knowledge, attitudes, and empowerment of adolescents and young women in Uttar Pradesh, Jaleel Ahmad and Avishek Hazra

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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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BALIKA: Skills-building programs to reduce child marriage in Bangladesh—A randomized controlled trial, Sajeda Amin

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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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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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Adolescent Girls Initiative–Kenya: Endline evaluation report, Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Beth Kangwana, Nicole Maddox, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Benta Abuya, Valsa Shah, and John A. Maluccio

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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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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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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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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 Ngo

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

Webinar—A Look at Subnational Variations for Effective Girl-Centered Programming, Judith Bruce, Sarah Green, Sophie Soares, Eva Roca, and Christina Misunas

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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 Ngo

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Adolescent girls’ migration and its impact on early marriage: Qualitative findings in Mali, Sarah Engebretsen, Mouhamadou Gueye, Andrea J. Melnikas, Sékou Fofana, Bourama Fané, and Sajeda Amin

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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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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

Webinar—Adaptations in Crisis: Stress Testing our Intentional Design Model for Girls' Programs, Annabel Erulkar, Rima Mourtada, Sajeda Amin, Alexandra Machado, Katia Almeida, Angel del Valle, and Kelly Hallman

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Gender integration in social and behavior change, Debora B. Freitas Lopez, Sanyukta Mathur, Haley Brightman, Kathryn Berryman, and Kamden Hoffmann

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

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Malawi Schooling and Adolescent Survey (MSAS), Paul C. Hewett and Barbara Mensch

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Assessment of an adolescent-girl-focused nutritional educational intervention within a girls’ empowerment programme: A cluster randomised evaluation in Zambia, Paul C. Hewett, Amanda L. Willig, Jean Digitale, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Jere R. Behrman, and Karen Austrian

Webinar: Girl Societies in Indian Country Update, IMAGEN

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

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

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Mapeo Social para Niñas y Adolescentes: Cómo los mapas pueden ilustrar sus vidas y enriquecer el diseño de programas, Eugenia Lopez Uribe, Eva Roca, Angel del Valle, and Sophie Soares

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Implementing a multi-sectoral HIV prevention program: Insights from the DREAMS Implementation Science research portfolio, Sanyukta Mathur, Jerry Okal, and Julie Pulerwitz

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

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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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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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Abriendo Oportunidades strengthens government education programming for indigenous adolescent girls in Guatemala, Population Council

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

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

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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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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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Abriendo Futuros: A program for rural indigenous girls in Yucatan, Mexico, Fabiola Romero, Ludivine Cicolella, Silvana Larrea, A. Fallone, and Isabel Vieitez Martínez

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

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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

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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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 integration in social and behavior change: What does it take?, University Research Co. and Breakthrough RESEARCH

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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 Ngo

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Adapting the Asset Exercise for humanitarian contexts, Women's Refugee Commission and Population Council

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

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High hopes, low dropout: Gender differences in aspirations for education and marriage, and educational outcomes in rural Malawi, Fatima Zahra

Submissions from 2019

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"When he asks for sex, you will never refuse": Transactional sex and adolescent pregnancy in Zambia, Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Zoe Duby, and Paul C. Hewett

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More Than a Backdrop: Understanding the Role of Communities in Programming for Adolescent Girls—Action Guide, Sarah Blake and Miriam Temin

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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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PROTOCOL: 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, Erica Chuang, Barbara Mensch, Stephanie Psaki, Nicole Haberland, and Meredith L. Kozak

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Girl-Centered Participatory Assessment Tools, Kelly Hallman

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

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Malawi Schooling and Adolescent Study Data Sets, Paul C. Hewett and Barbara Mensch

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Um Só Currículo: Actividades para uma Educação Integrada em Sexualidade, Género, HIV e Direitos Humanos, International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, Nicole Haberland, and Deborah Rogow

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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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« More than Brides Alliance (MTBA) » : Rapport d’évaluation à mi-parcours au Mali et au Niger, Andrea J. Melnikas, Grace Saul, Mouhamadou Gueye, Aissa Diarra, and Sajeda Amin

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More Than Brides Alliance: Midline evaluation report, Andrea J. Melnikas, Grace Saul, Santosh Kumar Singh, James Mkandawire, Mouhamadou Gueye, Aissa Diarra, and Sajeda Amin

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

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Gender and Power Metrics database, Population Council

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The Girl Roster: A practical tool for strengthening girl-centered programming, Population Council

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Strengthening capacity to prevent HIV among adolescent girls and young women: Supporting DREAMS programming, Project SOAR

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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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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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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

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The effects of adolescent childbearing on literacy and numeracy in Bangladesh, Malawi, and Zambia, Stephanie Psaki, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Jyotirmoy Saha, Barbara Mensch, and Sajeda Amin