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March 28, 2017

Gender Socialization during Adolescence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

"By drawing attention to the gender socialization process among adolescents, it is possible to re-direct intervention efforts, taking into consideration how young people imagine their transitions to...

March 14, 2017

Adolescents in Bangladesh: A Situation Analysis of Programmatic Approaches to Sexual and Reproductive Health Education and Services

"[I]ssues surrounding sexual and reproductive health (SRH) remain a cultural taboo, especially for adolescents and young unmarried people. Adolescents in Bangladesh too often enter their reproductive...

March 10, 2017

What Works to Prevent HIV Among Adolescent Girls?

“AIDS is the leading cause of death among adolescents (aged 10-19) in ESA [East and Southern Africa]. Adolescents (aged 10-19) are the only age group in which AIDS deaths rose between 2001 and 2013.”

March 1, 2017

Tipping Point

"Tipping Point's goal is to support gender equitable social norms and opportunities that give way to alternative paths for women and girls and the courage to believe in the broader possibilities for...

February 24, 2017

Hilkor ("Ripples in the Water") and Mai Sari Sunakhari ("Orchid, Like Me") Radio Dramas

"Now 22 years old with a 3.5-year-old daughter, Lalita lives with her parents and listens avidly to a radio drama, Hilkor ('Ripples in the Water'). In it, she hears her story and she hopes that other...

February 22, 2017

Entertainment-Education and Child Marriage: A Scoping Study for Girls Not Brides

"Knowing that tackling child marriage requires transforming the attitudes and behaviours that perpetuate the practice among families and communities, Entertainment-Entertainment strategies could be a...

February 22, 2017

Entertainment-Education and Child Marriage: A Scoping Study for Girls Not Brides

"Knowing that tackling child marriage requires transforming the attitudes and behaviours that perpetuate the practice among families and communities, Entertainment-Entertainment strategies could be a...

February 16, 2017

Now Girls Know Their Rights - Lessons From an Intervention on Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation in Mara Region, Tanzania

"Child marriage and FGM are deeply engrained traditions that are fuelled by a mix of social norms on sexuality, social pressure, and structural factors including poverty, lack of options and an...

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February 2, 2017

"Investment in an engagement and communication strategy, including effective consent processes, is essential to success. Countries must plan...

February 2, 2017

"...themes were uncovered in this analysis that may help public health researchers and health care providers better talk to reporters,...

February 1, 2017

"This report demonstrates how behaviour change communications [BCC] is key to improving public health in developing countries. Whilst building...

January 31, 2017

The purpose of this document from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is to provide guidance to programme designers,...

January 31, 2017

This technical guidance, developed by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)- and World Health Organization (WHO)-led Adolescent Working Group...

January 30, 2017

"As a teacher, you can play an important role in preventing the expression of gender-based violence in the school setting. Teachers, school...

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