Side event
27 - 29 October 2017

The intersectionality of adolescent psychosocial well-being: why gender norms matter

Organiser:
ALIGN
Location:
New Delhi, India

ALIGN held a symposium, ‘The intersectionality of adolescent psychosocial well-being: why gender norms matter,’ as part of the 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health in October 2017 in New Delhi, India.

The 50 symposium participants – academics, practitioners and representatives from donor agencies – heard presentations from Professor George Patton (University of Melbourne), Gracy Andrews (CorStone India Foundation) and Jordan Tewhaiti-Smith (Lancet Youth Network). Overseas Development Institute Senior Research Fellow Fiona Samuels also discussed her work on gender norms and psychosocial well-being.