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An adolescent girl from Gaza. Photo: Rebecca Reid / Overseas Development Institute

Photo: Jim Holmes/AusAid

Photo: Jim Holmes/AusAid

21st November 2019

Intergenerational capabilities development in mothers and adolescent daughters in Nepal

This policy note compares mothers’ and daughters’ capabilities in Nepal to assess where changes have been strongest and weakest.
12-year-old girl in Nepal. Photo: Sanjana Shrestha/UN Women

12-year-old girl in Nepal. Photo: Sanjana Shrestha/UN Women

20th November 2019

A gender-equitable school index for secondary schools in Nepal and beyond

Drawing on data from research in Nepal, this policy note explores how a gender-equitable school index for secondary schools could help adolescent girls stay in school.
Adolescent girls at school in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Photo Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Adolescent girls at school in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Photo Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

20th October 2019

The invisibility of adolescents within the SDGs

The ways in which young people should be considered more explicitly in order to deliver on the promise of the SDGs.

14th October 2019

Adolescent well-being in Jordan: exploring gendered capabilities, contexts and change strategies

Drawing on GAGE’s mixed-methods research in Jordan, this report synthesises findings about adolescent girls’ and boys’ capabilities across six key domains.

Photo: An adolescent girl from Gaza. Credit: Rebecca Reid / Overseas Development Institute ©

2nd October 2019

Does non-formal education have lasting effects?

A comparison of the Long-term effects of non-formal education programmes on young people's development in the Global North and South.

9th September 2019

Child marriage, intimate partner violence and mental health among young Ethiopian women

Exploring the relationship between child marriage and mental health, and recommendations for future research and programming.
Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

6th August 2019

Raising the visibility of IDPs: a case study of gender- and age-specific vulnerabilities among Ethio...

Findings from GAGE's longitudinal research study in Ethiopia on gender- and age-specific vulnerabilities adolescents affected by internal displacement experience.
Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

22nd July 2019

Adolescents in Jordan: freedom from age- and gender-based violence

The Jordanian government, together with international development partners, has committed to ensuring that young people grow up in an environment…
Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

22nd July 2019

Adolescents in Jordan: psychosocial well-being

Psychosocial well-being, including emotional resilience and support from adults and peers, is central to adolescents’ healthy transitions to adulthood. GAGE…
Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

22nd July 2019

Adolescents in Jordan: voice, agency, mobility and social cohesion

Due to generational hierarchies in Jordan, opportunities for adolescents to exercise voice and agency – over their own lives, in…
Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

22nd July 2019

Adolescents in Jordan: health, nutrition and WASH

During adolescence – a time of rapid physical growth and change – young people need access to relevant health, nutrition,…

22nd July 2019

Adolescents in Jordan: education and learning

The majority of Syrian adolescents are not attending secondary school in Jordan. This policy note highlights the fragility of adolescents’ educational aspirations and underscores the need for more support.

22nd July 2019

Adolescents in Jordan: economic empowerment and social protection

Adolescents need tailored support to develop the aspirations and skills they need to become the ‘generation capable of creativity and…
Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

22nd July 2019

Leave no one behind: adolescents with disabilities in Jordan

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), committed to leaving no one behind, include targets for people with disabilities on access to…
Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

22nd July 2019

Leave no one behind: married girls in Jordan

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) commit to leaving no one behind and include a global target (SDG 5.3) to eliminate…
Adolescent boys in Dhaka. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent boys in Dhaka. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

5th July 2019

Adolescent bodily integrity and freedom from violence in Dhaka, Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, the use of violence is a common method of discipline. Parental physical punishment is sanctioned by culture and…
Adolescents in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescents in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

5th July 2019

Adolescent psychosocial well-being and voice and agency in Dhaka, Bangladesh

The 2017–2030 Bangladesh National Strategy for Adolescent Health recognises mental health as one of the four priority areas along with…
Adolescent girl working at a brick factory in Mohammadpur, Dhaka. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent girl working at a brick factory in Mohammadpur, Dhaka. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

5th July 2019

Adolescent economic empowerment in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This policy note explores the economic aspirations of adolescents in slums around Dhaka, what kinds of skills or training they are receiving, and whether they have access to savings and credit.
Adolescent girl working in a recycling plant, Dhaka. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent girl working in a recycling plant, Dhaka. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

5th July 2019

Adolescent health, nutrition and sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh has made substantial progress toward the Millennium Development Goals related to health and nutrition, including increased rates of immunisation…
Young adolescent students of a madrasa in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Young adolescent students of a madrasa in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

5th July 2019

Adolescent education and learning in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Over the last several decades, Bangladesh has invested heavily in girls’ education through government policy and programmes, which have worked…
Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

2nd June 2019

Leave no adolescent behind: the gender- and age-specific vulnerabilities of adolescent refugees and ...

The policy note summarises our research findings across refugee communities in Gaza, Jordan and Rwanda, and with internally displaced adolescents in Ethiopia.
School parliament in Dire Dawa. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

School parliament in Dire Dawa. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

21st May 2019

Adolescent psychosocial well-being and voice and agency in Ethiopia

The report on adolescent psychosocial well-being and voice and agency in Ethiopia is one of a series of short reports…
Group of women and girls in Afar. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Group of women and girls in Afar. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

21st May 2019

Adolescent well-being in Ethiopia: exploring gendered capabilities, contexts and change strategies

Baseline synthesis report exploring adolescent girls’ and boys’ experiences in Ethiopia as they transition from early adolescence through puberty and into early adulthood.

21st May 2019

Gender and regional inequalities in adolescent psychosocial well-being and voice and agency

Adolescents’ psychosocial well-being and voice and agency in Ethiopia.

IDP commmunity in Batu, Oromia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

20th May 2019

Adolescent health, nutrition and sexual and reproductive health in Ethiopia

Adolescents’ perceptions of their health, nutrition and sexual and reproductive health and experiences of accessing related services.
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

20th May 2019

Adolescent education and learning in Ethiopia

Adolescents’ perceptions of and experiences with accessing education and learning services in Ethiopia
Construction workers in Batu-Ziway, Oromia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

20th May 2019

Adolescent economic empowerment in Ethiopia

Key baseline findings on adolescent economic empowerment in Ethiopia.
Girl from Afar. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Girl from Afar. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

20th May 2019

Adolescent bodily integrity and freedom from violence in Ethiopia

Drawing on a gender and capabilities framework, the report focuses on adolescents’ experiences and perceptions of age-, sexual and gender-based violence in Ethiopia.
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2018

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2018

20th May 2019

Gender and regional inequalities in adolescent education and learning in Ethiopia

Adolescents’ educational aspirations, caregiver support for education, access to education, learning and educational transitions in Ethiopia.
Girls carrying goods to the market in East Hararghe, Oromia, Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Girls carrying goods to the market in East Hararghe, Oromia, Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

19th May 2019

Gender and regional inequalities in adolescent economic empowerment

Paying careful attention to gender and regional differences, here we focus on adolescents’ economic empowerment in Ethiopia.
An adolescent girl, with a visual impairment, with her older sister, Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2018

An adolescent girl, with a visual impairment, with her older sister, Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2018

21st March 2019

Leave no one behind: an agenda for action to enhance the full capabilities of adolescents with disab...

The government of Ethiopia has made multiple commitments aimed at supporting the rights of those with disabilities, beginning with the…

Photo: An adolescent girl from Gaza. Credit: Rebecca Reid / Overseas Development Institute ©

14th March 2019

Gender and age-responsive social protection: The potential of cash transfers to advance adolescent r...

This brief, synthesizing research findings, analysis, and policy recommendations, was produced for the UN Women policy brief series. Adolescence is recognized…
A ten-year-old adolescent girl with her family, in Afar, Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2018

A ten-year-old adolescent girl with her family, in Afar, Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2018

6th March 2019

Achieving social protection for all adolescents: how can a gender norms lens support more effective ...

Why upholding the promise of the SDGs' ‘leave no one behind’ agenda will necessitate adopting a wider perspective on adolescents’ well-being.

Photo: An adolescent boy in Ethiopia. Credit: David Walker/Overseas Development Institute.

30th December 2018

Programming to promote gender-equitable masculinities among adolescent boys

Gender-inequitable norms of masculinity are widely recognised to sustain the disempowerment of women and girls, underpinning inequalities in gender-based access…
Father and son in Ethiopia. Photo: David Walker/Overseas Development Institute.

Father and son in Ethiopia. Photo: David Walker/Overseas Development Institute.

30th December 2018

Programming with adolescent boys to promote gender-equitable masculinities: A rigorous review

A rigorous review brings together evidence of the impacts, challenges and potential of programmes that work with young and older adolescent boys.

Photo: Child with disability playing with her friends, Jordan, 2018. Credit: UNICEF/Christopher Herwig.

30th December 2018

Why a ‘cash plus’ approach is critical to better support children and adolescents with disabilities:...

There are between 93 million and 150 million children and adolescents living with disabilities (WHO and World Bank 2011). Most…

Photo: An adolescent girl from Ethiopia. Credit: David Walker/Overseas Development Institute.

16th December 2018

GAGE research design, sample and methodology

An overview of the study's rationale, conceptual framework, mixed-methods research methodology and research sample.

16th December 2018

GAGE baseline qualitative research tools

Although our understanding of the risks and vulnerabilities that adolescent girls and boys face has grown exponentially over the last…

12th December 2018

Puberty and menstruation knowledge among young adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: A sc...

This article presents a scoping review of evidence relating to knowledge and experiences of puberty and menstruation among females aged…

12th December 2018

Young adolescent girls' knowledge of menstruation and puberty: A rapid evidence review

This rapid evidence review (RER) was commissioned to answer the research question: How and what do girls aged 10-14 years…
South Sudanese Girl(s) participating in COMPASS activities at the IRC Women and Girls Safe Space in Bombassi Refugee Camp, Ethiopia.

South Sudanese Girl(s) participating in COMPASS activities at the IRC Women and Girls Safe Space in Bombassi Refugee Camp, Ethiopia.

10th December 2018

Violence against adolescent girls: Trends and lessons for East Africa

This report study examines the unique experience of adolescent girls by specifically exploring the types of gender-based violence and the drivers…
Ethiopia. Credit: IRC

Ethiopia. Credit: IRC

10th December 2018

Violence against adolescent girls: Trends and lessons for East Africa

This brief highlights research that examines the unique experience of adolescent girls by specifically exploring the types of gender-based violence…

10th December 2018

Policy and legal analysis notes: A review of the National Policy against Gender-Based Violence in Rw...

Rwanda has seen impressive advances in integrating gender equality and fighting gender-based violence (GBV) in recent years. This has included…

Photo: An adolescent girl from Gaza. Credit: Rebecca Reid / Overseas Development Institute ©

10th December 2018

Policy and legal analysis notes: A review of the National Adolescent Health and Development Strategy...

The return to multiparty democracy in Nepal in 1990 created the space for significant health sector reform, with a focus…

10th December 2018

Policy and legal analysis notes: A review of the Strategic Plan for a Multisectoral Response to Viol...

Violence against women and children (VAWC) in Ethiopia takes different forms and varies by region (Stavropoulou and Gupta-Archer, 2017). While…

10th December 2018

Policy and legal analysis notes: A review of the National Strategy for Adolescent Health in Banglade...

In Bangladesh, about two-thirds of young women marry before the legal age of marriage (18 years). Many also become adolescent…
Kids walk on the main thoroughfare of the Jarash Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan as school gets out around midday. Credit: Omar Chatriwala

Kids walk on the main thoroughfare of the Jarash Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan as school gets out around midday. Credit: Omar Chatriwala

5th December 2018

Adolescent boys in Jordan: The state of the evidence

Adolescent boys living in Jordan have disparate experiences and needs – most of which we know very little about. Although…

3rd December 2018

Gendered experiences of adolescents: Baseline findings from World Vision's Rupantaram adolescent lif...

In Nepal, adolescents comprise almost a quarter of the population (Ministry of Health et al., 2017) and almost half of…
Sughira, works at weaving silk. Credit: World Bank

Photo: An adolescent girl weaving silk. Credit: World Bank

24th October 2018

Interventions promoting adolescent girls' economic capabilities: what works? A rapid evidence review

Addressing adolescent girls’ persistent economic disadvantage is the focus of multiple interventions for girls in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)…

8th September 2018

Gender, livelihood capabilities and women's economic empowerment: Reviewing evidence over the life c...

This paper reviews the evaluation literature on policies and programmes designed to promote women’s livelihood capabilities across the life course…
ANISOM Tobin Jones

ANISOM Tobin Jones

24th August 2018

Eradicating child exploitation: Why a gender- and adolescent-specific lens is essential to accelerat...

This policy note highlights that in order to eradicate child exploitation, we must take a dual pronged approach. We need…
ANISOM Tobin Jones

ANISOM Tobin Jones

23rd August 2018

Why a gender- and adolescent-specific lens is essential to accelerate progress in eradicating child ...

This report highlights that in order to eradicate child exploitation, we must take a dual pronged approach that uses a…
Adolescent girl, with a hearing impairment, who is the head of her household in Debre Tabor, Ethiopia. Credit: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 20

Photo: Adolescent girl, with a hearing impairment, in Debre Tabor, Ethiopia. Credit: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE ©.

29th July 2018

Adolescents with disabilities: Enhancing resilience and delivering inclusive development

Over the past decade there has been growing recognition that adolescence is an ‘age of opportunity’ in terms of helping…
Special needs class, Ethiopia. Nathalie Bertrams

Special needs class, Ethiopia. Nathalie Bertrams

24th July 2018

Adolescents with disabilities: Enhancing resilience and delivering inclusive development

Over the past decade there has been growing recognition that adolescence is an ‘age of opportunity’ in terms of helping…
search for common ground summer camp

search for common ground summer camp

24th June 2018

Building social cohesion in conflict affected communities: A retrospective research study with refug...

This briefing presents the findings of a qualitative research study on the current and retrospective effects of two peacebuilding projects…
Plan International _ Petterik Wiggers.JPG

Plan International _ Petterik Wiggers.

24th June 2018

Accelerating adolescent girls' education and empowerment: a call for action to the G7

Catalysing global action on adolescent girls’ education and empowerment is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and establishing foundations…
David Walker, ODI

David Walker, ODI

24th June 2018

GAGE on: adolescence and gender norms

While our understanding of the risks and vulnerabilities that adolescent girls face due to gender norms has grown exponentially over…

Photo: Adolescents in a ICT class. Credit: World Bank, Namibia 2007.

18th April 2018

Instrumentalising the digital: adolescents’ engagement with ICTs in low- and middle-income countries

In development agendas regarding children in low-income communities, both older and emerging media are typically ignored or assumed to have…
Ingrid Gercama/GAGE 2017

Ingrid Gercama/GAGE 2017

24th March 2018

'I prefer to stay silent': Exploring opportunities for and challenges to adolescents' psychosocial a...

Findings from a mixed methods research study that explores the psychosocial and mental health challenges facing Gazan adolescent girls and boys.
11 year old Manar and her friends at their damaged school in Gaza © Anas al Baba/Oxfam, January 2015

11 year old Manar and her friends at their damaged school in Gaza © Anas al Baba/Oxfam, January 2015

23rd December 2017

'We girls also have ambitions!': Exploring opportunities for and challenges to quality education for...

This briefing paper draws on findings from a Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) mixed methods research study to explore…
Ingrid Gercama

Ingrid Gercama

23rd December 2017

'If you speak your mind, they judge': Exploring opportunities for and challenges to adolescent voice...

This briefing summarises findings from a Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) mixed methods research study to explore the patterning…
credit Rebecca Reid

credit Rebecca Reid

23rd December 2017

'No one told me about that': Exploring adolescent access to health services and information in Gaza

This briefing paper draws on findings from a Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) mixed methods research study to explore…
RafahKid Kid/ flickr.com

RafahKid Kid/ flickr.com

23rd December 2017

Adolescent girls in Gaza: The state of the evidence

This situation analysis synthesises what is known about the capabilities of adolescent girls living in Gaza. Where no disaggregated evidence…
A young girl in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh. Photo: Adam Jones

A young girl in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh. Photo: Adam Jones

22nd December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Bangladesh: A synopsis of the evidence

This digest brings together evidence from two GAGE rapid country reviews and summarises what is known about Bangladeshi adolescent girls’…
Narayan Debnath/DFID

Narayan Debnath/DFID

22nd December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Bangladesh: The state of the evidence on programme effectiveness

This rapid country evidence review brings together key evidence on the effectiveness of interventions seeking to support the capability development…
MITALY, leader of a child rights' group tackling child marriage, Bangladesh © Ricci Coughlan/DFID

MITALY, leader of a child rights' group tackling child marriage, Bangladesh © Ricci Coughlan/DFID

22nd December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Bangladesh: The state of the evidence

Produced as a resource to inform GAGE programming and to be used by researchers, programme designers and policy makers, this…
A student studies in grade 8 at Shree Dharmasthali Lower Secondary School, Pokhara, Nepal. Credit: Jim Holmes for AusAID

A student studies in grade 8 at Shree Dharmasthali Lower Secondary School, Pokhara, Nepal. Credit: Jim Holmes for AusAID

21st December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Nepal: A synopsis of the evidence

This digest brings together both of GAGE’s comprehensive evidence mappings and summarises what is known about Nepali adolescent girls’ capability…
students at Shreeshitalacom Secondary School © World Bank

Students at Shreeshitalacom Secondary School © World Bank

21st December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Nepal: The state of the evidence on programme effectiveness

This rapid country evidence review brings together key evidence on the effectiveness of interventions seeking to support the capability development…
Adolescent girls study in Nepal. Photo: Jim Holmes/AusAID.

Adolescent girls study in Nepal. Photo: Jim Holmes/AusAID.

21st December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Nepal: The state of the evidence

Produced as a resource to inform GAGE programming and to be used by researchers, programme designers and policy makers, this…
Credit- GPE_Alexandra Humme

Credit- GPE_Alexandra Humme

20th December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Ethiopia: A synopsis of the evidence

This digest brings together evidence from two GAGE rapid country reviews and summarises what is known about Ethiopian adolescent girls’…
jessica lea dfid

jessica lea dfid

20th December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Ethiopia: The state of the evidence on programme effectiveness

This rapid country evidence review brings together key evidence on the effectiveness of interventions seeking to support the capability development…
Trocaire

Trocaire

20th December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Ethiopia: The state of the evidence

Produced as a resource to inform GAGE programming and to be used by researchers, programme designers and policy makers, this…
Kyle Taylor

Kyle Taylor

19th December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Rwanda: A synopsis of the evidence

This digest brings together evidence from two GAGE rapid country reviews and summarises what is known about Rwandan adolescent girls’…
Reproductive System Presentation. Health and Hygiene Advocacy. Kabilizi School, Ngoma, Rwanda.jpg

Reproductive System Presentation. Health and Hygiene Advocacy. Kabilizi School, Ngoma, Rwanda.jpg

19th December 2017

Adolescent girls’ capabilities in Rwanda: The state of the evidence on programme effectiveness

This rapid country evidence review brings together key evidence on the effectiveness of interventions seeking to support the capability development…
Girl asks question , Kabilizi School, Ngoma, Rwanda. © Dining for Women/flickr

Girl asks question , Kabilizi School, Ngoma, Rwanda. © Dining for Women/flickr

19th December 2017

Adolescent girls' capabilities in Rwanda: The state of the evidence

Produced as a resource to inform GAGE programming and to be used by researchers, programme designers and policy makers, this…

18th December 2017

Do adolescent girls benefit from social enterprises?

This evidence digest synthesises secondary data to identify what is known about how social enterprises can improve outcomes for adolescent…
Russell Watkins DFID

Russell Watkins DFID

22nd November 2017

Preventing gender-based violence victimization in adolescent girls in lower-income countries

This systematic review of reviews synthesises evidence on the impact of interventions to prevent violence against adolescent girls and young…
Tigray, Ethiopia Rod Waddington 2012 CC BY-SA 2.0.jpg

Tigray, Ethiopia Rod Waddington 2012

10th October 2017

Exploring Ethiopian adolescents' gendered experiences and perspectives

This brief summarises the findings of GAGE’s formative qualitative work in Ethiopia—which took place in 2016 in three diverse regional…
Teen girls, Kigali, Rwanda credit Dining for Girls

Teen girls, Kigali, Rwanda credit Dining for Girls

10th October 2017

Exploring Rwandan adolescents' gendered experiences and perspectives

This brief summarises the findings of GAGE’s formative qualitative work in Rwanda—which took place in 2016 in three contrasting communities.
Girls Nepal credit Marisol Grandon DFID

Girls Nepal credit Marisol Grandon DFID

10th October 2017

Exploring Nepali adolescents' gendered experiences and perspectives

This brief summarises the findings of GAGE’s formative qualitative work in Nepal—which took place in 2016 in three contrasting districts:…
Secondary school students pictured on a break, Bangladesh © ADB (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Secondary school students pictured on a break, Bangladesh © ADB (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

10th October 2017

Exploring Bangladeshi adolescents' gendered experiences and perspectives

This brief summarises the findings of GAGE’s formative qualitative work in Bangladesh—which took place in 2016 in two communities, one…

5th October 2017

Adolescent girls in Jordan: The state of the evidence

This situation analysis synthesises what is known about the capabilities of adolescent girls living in Jordan. Where possible, it uses…
Teenage Syrian girls take part in a discussion about children's rights, at a community centre in Lebanon © Russell Watkins/Department for International Development

Teenage Syrian girls take part in a discussion about children's rights, at a community centre in Lebanon © Russell Watkins/Department for International Development

2nd October 2017

Adolescent girls in Lebanon: The state of the evidence

This situation analysis synthesises what is known about the capabilities of adolescent girls living in Lebanon. Where possible, it uses…
Save the Children Ethiopia

Save the Children Ethiopia

19th September 2017

Girls' clubs and life skills programmes: positive potential, unanswered questions

This policy brief summarises the findings from GAGE’s rigorous review on girls’ clubs and life skills programmes and sets out…
Plan International

Plan International

19th September 2017

GAGE Rigorous Review: Girls' clubs, life skills programmes and girls' well-being outcomes

This rigorous review synthesises studies on the empowerment impacts of girls’ clubs and life skills programmes with a gender equality…

2nd August 2017

Adolescent perspectives on services and programmes in conflict affected contexts

In the Middle East, GAGE is undertaking participatory research with adolescents, their caregivers, service providers and other relevant actors. This…

Photo: An adolescent girl from Ethiopia. Credit: David Walker/Overseas Development Institute.

25th July 2017

Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence overview

Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) is a nine-year (2015-2024) mixed methods longitudinal research and evaluation programme funded by UK…
Community health worker, Bangladesh. DFID.

Community health worker, Bangladesh. DFID.

25th July 2017

Challenges and potential solutions for adolescent girls in urban settings: A rapid evidence review

This rapid evidence review explores the vulnerabilities of adolescent girls and young women who are increasingly flocking to cities and…
Girls in Ethiopia, David Walker OD

Girls in Ethiopia, David Walker ODI

25th July 2017

GAGE Conceptual Framework

GAGE’s conceptual framework focuses on the interconnectedness and dynamism of what we call ‘the 3 Cs’.
Pippa Ranger DFID

Pippa Ranger DFID

19th July 2017

Family planning: the adolescent imperative

Despite progress, more than 16 million adolescent girls become mothers each year, nearly all of whom live in developing countries…
Rgaudin CCO

Rgaudin CCO

19th July 2017

Young adolescents and digital media: Uses, risks and opportunities in low-and middle-income countrie...

This rapid evidence review explores adolescent girls’ access to and use of digital media, especially mobile phones and the internet,…