This policy brief describes qualitative research conducted in three rural Bangladeshi villages between 2001 and 2003.
This study compares the effectiveness of audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (Audio-CASI) with face-to-face interviews and self-administered questionnaires in collecting sensitive information on risky sexual and other behaviors among young men in urban India.
This study shows that interventions to improve girlsÆ life skills are feasible. However, effecting significant improvements in girlsÆ skills and economic advancement would require a longer-term intervention that nurtures skills while building relationships with parents and communities.
This publication focuses on national efforts to reduce poverty and presents seven arguments for why national public policy makers should give more attention to young people, if these efforts are to be successful.
This report highlights an aspect of conflict that has rarely been exposed before. Around the world, there are up to 120,000 girls, some as young as eight, who have been forced to become front-line fighters, or are otherwise supporting armed groups.
The goal of Cyber Cafés, A How-to Manual is to guide youth-serving NGOs in creating cyber caf?s to promote youth's reproductive and sexual health. Within this primary goal, the cyber caf? is an important tool to achieve several other goals.
This publication, "child marriage is a violation of human rights, compromising the development of girls and often resulting in early pregnancy and social isolation. Young married girls face onerous domestic burdens, constrained decision-making and reduced life choices.
This informational sheet is produced by the International Planned Parenthood Federation and Western Hemisphere Region for their affiliates to work with adolescents, young people in the region.
This research study examined the lower use of maternal and child health services by adolescents, compared with older women in Bangladesh, India and Indonesia.
This fact sheet presents results of research on campaign exposure in three countries as a result of the FHI/YouthNet evaluation of the 2002 global HIV-prevention campaign, "Staying Alive," which reached 800 million households.