GAGE will generate research-based evidence by engaging with multiple stakeholders, including adolescent girls and boys themselves, their parents, community role models, programme implementers, service providers, and key informants from local governments. Our blog aims to capture the diversity of these actors’ perspectives and voices and will showcase different viewpoints on adolescence, gender and development. We hope, by actively involving adolescents, to empower them to create change in their own lives—as well as their families and communities—and by bringing in a range of adult views, to better highlight how challenges and opportunities are shifting over time.
Spreading from high- through to middle- and low-income countries, adolescents are going online more, and more frequently, as they gain access to mobile phones, tablets, laptops or games consoles, a
Nepal has achieved gender parity in primary education, reflecting changing attitudes among parents towards the value of their daughters’ education.
As Rwanda strives for an equal society, social norms and expectations are changing.
Many of today’s families are parenting their adolescent girls in a world they could have never imagined for themselves.
A staggering 1 in 10 of the world’s children is currently living in a conflict-affected environment.