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 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.
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 research study examined the lower use of maternal and child health services by adolescents, compared with older women in Bangladesh, India and Indonesia.
This study was conducted in March - April 2004 in Ha Noi, HCMC, Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, An Giang by Nguyen Cuong Quoc, UNAIDS GIPA Officer ; Tran Thi Hai, UNV GIPA Development Team Translator; Brenton Wong, UNV GIPA Project Development Specialist; Bethlehem Attfield, and UNV GIPA Project Developm
Cambodia is among the countries most severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Asia. In 2003, an estimated 123,100 adults in Cambodia were living with HIV/AIDS and 60,000 children were affected by HIV/AIDS.
This report presents the findings of research proposed and implemented by a team of Shan and Karen researchers regarding girls and women who have migrated from Burma into domestic work in Thailand.
This document is a sumarry of the National Youth Risk Behaviour Survey 2003-2004 conducted by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports with the support of UNICEF and UNESCO. The aim of the survey was to assess the risk behaviour of young people between ages of 11 and 18.
This assessment explores: available data on key groups of vulnerable children; key issues facing these groups of children; existing options of care and protection for vulnerable children; knowledge and attitudes of children, adults and local authorities regarding different systems of care and pro
Presents the findings of a study that compared an existing health communicator HIV education program to a new peer education program.