This paper explores global perceptions of gender norms shaping romantic relationships between adolescent boys and girls as part of the Global Early Adolescent study (GEAS).
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This report comprises the results from a randomised control trial conducted by J-Pal South Asia, on Breakthrough's Taaron Ki Toli initiative, a school based gender equalisation programme in collaboration with the Department of Education, Government of Haryana.
This Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence briefing discusses change strategies to support gender norm change through:
- empowering girls
- engaging with boys and men
- supporting families
- promoting community social norm change
- strengthening school systems, and
- strengthening adolescent focused services and systems.
This Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) briefing paper discusses the capabilities of adolescents in Gaza, highlighting the constraints and burdens faced by girls in particular. Social and gender norms are at the heart of these constraints, which are also shaped by the political turmoil and poverty.
An estimated 67000 adolescents die each year from self-harm, and far more—an estimated 10% of all adolescents—have intentionally harmed themselves.
This learning report discusses adolescence from a development perspective, setting out knowledge on adolescent biological and cognitive development and how such knowledge on adolescent development can inform international development research and practice.
In May and June, 2015, media outlets around the world reported a devastating new finding that shocked the public and public health researchers alike. The Telegraph, Guardian, and National Public Radio all published articles highlighting the fact that suicide had surpassed maternal mortality as the leading cause of death among girls aged 15–19 years globally.
This commentary highlights the problem of violence against adolescent girls. It describes the nature and magnitude of violence faced by adolescent girls, what we know about factors that drive violence against women and against adolescent girls.