Greene, Margaret E.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2008

Girls count. A global investment and action agenda

In many places girls and young women do not enjoy the basic rights of voting, cannot inherit land, are subject to female genital cutting, and do not have the right to stop unwanted sexual advances or gain justice. This report is about why and how to put girls at the center of development.

Journal articles
Journal articles | 2011

Addressing early marriage of young and adolescent girls

Girls in many resource-poor countries often have little choice about whom or when they marry. Orphans and young girls without involved caregivers are particularly vulnerable to early marriage. Early marriage curtails girls’ freedom, isolates them from peers, and ends their education prematurely.

Advocacy Materials
Advocacy Materials | 2009

Girls Speak: A New Voice in Global Development

Girls Speak: A New Voice in Global Development is part of a series of reports on investing in adolescent girls in the developing world. This report examines qualitative data on what girls say about their aspirations across different settings and contexts.