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

Zaatari 2018 Innovation Lab © Herwig UNICEF 2017

Youth economic security, skills and empowerment: Learning from positive outliers among youth affecte...

Findings from mixed-methods research that explores displaced adolescents' economic aspirations and experiences in Jordan.
12th July 2022
2022-07-12 16:35:18

A Syrian girl working a field near her informal tented settlement © Marcel Saleh

‘Each one of us had a dream’: An exploration of factors supporting gender-responsive education and e...

This report aims to understand what sets the most successful young Syrian and Palestinian refugees apart from their peers.
12th July 2022
2022-07-12 16:34:26

Barriers to refugee adolescents' educational access during COVID-19: Exploring the roles of gender, ...

In this article, we adopt an intersectional conceptual framework to explore the roles gender and other social inequalities have played…
28th June 2022
2022-06-28 17:03:08
© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

12-year-old boys selling fruit near the zoo in Dhaka

Climate Risks and Truncated Opportunities: How Do Environmental Challenges Intersect with Economic a...

This article explores how limited integration of environmental, economic, and social aspects has affected the development of Rohingya refugee adolescents who were forcibly displaced from Myanmar to the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh.
13th April 2022
2022-04-13 10:50:57
Adolescent Syrian girls living in Jordan © Nathalie Betrtrams/GAGE

Adolescent Syrian girls living in Jordan © Nathalie Betrtrams/GAGE

Adolescent lives in Jordan: what are we learning from longitudinal evidence?

Brief summarising what GAGE has learnt through longitudinal research in Jordan so far.
14th March 2022
2022-03-14 10:38:16
© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Intersecting Disadvantages for Married Adolescents: Life After Marriage Pre- and Post-COVID-19 in Co...

Although there is a growing evidence base on the drivers of child marriage, comparatively little is known about the…
17th February 2022
2022-02-17 15:13:18
© Elie Matar/GAGE

© Elie Matar/GAGE

‘We Have No Hope for Anything’: Exploring Interconnected Economic, Social and Environmental Risks to...

Sustainable development is an effort to balance social progress with environmental equilibrium and economic growth. Young people affected by forced…
10th February 2022
2022-02-10 15:08:38
© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent digital inclusion

Qualitative research toolkit to explore the experiences of adolescents during the covid-19 pandemic with regard to digital inclusion, with a focus on young people affected by forced displacement.
24th January 2022
2022-01-24 10:05:35
© UNICEF

© UNICEF

Tackling digital exclusion among disadvantaged adolescents in Jordan

Report on findings from a rapid assessment of UNICEF Jordan’s digital inclusion programme for vulnerable adolescents attending Makani centres aiming to help address the digital divide.
24th January 2022
2022-01-24 10:04:49
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

‘I Wish Someone Would Ask Me Questions’: The Unheard Voices of Adolescents with Disabilities in Jord...

The Sustainable Development Goals and the Leave No One Behind agenda involve a commitment to ensure the participation of persons…
10th September 2021
2021-09-10 16:27:08
© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

‘I Dream of Going Home’: Gendered Experiences of Adolescent Syrian Refugees in Jordan’s Azraq Camp

Article exploring the gendered experiences of adolescent girls and boys in Azraq refugee camp, Jordan.
3rd September 2021
2021-09-03 14:05:39
Refugees walk on an elevated footpath in Chakmakul camp © European Union 2018

Refugees walk on an elevated footpath in Chakmakul camp © European Union 2018

‘I Just Keep Quiet’: Addressing the Challenges of Married Rohingya Girls and Creating Opportunities ...

Child marriage among Rohingya refugees living in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, is driven by economic strain and deep-seated gender norms. Mounting…
31st August 2021
2021-08-31 10:53:13
© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

© Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

‘No One Should Be Terrified Like I Was!’ Exploring Drivers and Impacts of Child Marriage in Protract...

Exacerbated by 9 years of conflict and displacement, child marriage among Syrian refugees appears to be increasing, while in Gaza, the…
29th July 2021
2021-07-29 11:53:11
Adolescent Syrian girl in an informal tented settlement in Jordan. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent Syrian girl in an informal tented settlement in Jordan. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

How to maximise the impacts of cash transfers for vulnerable adolescents in Jordan

Jordan’s population grew considerably in the last decade, as it took in more than a million Syrians fleeing civil war…
12th July 2021
2021-07-12 17:28:12
Adolescent internally displaced girls in Ethiopia © Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent internally displaced girls in Ethiopia © Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE 2020

Adolescents in Humanitarian Crisis. Displacement, Gender and Social Inequalities

Adolescents in Humanitarian Crisis investigates the experiences of adolescents displaced by humanitarian crisis. The world is currently seeing unprecedented levels of…
10th June 2021
2021-06-10 13:20:39

Adolescent boy in Palestine in 2015. Photo: Paul Jeffery/ACT Alliance

Adolescent access to health services in fragile and conflict-affected contexts: The case of the Gaza...

This article explores adolescents’ access to health services in the Gaza Strip, and their experiences and perceptions of those services.
24th May 2021
2021-05-24 09:56:08
South Sudanese refugee girls create collages as part of a participatory workshop in Uganda. Photo©Audrey Taylor, HRC (2020)

South Sudanese refugee girls create collages as part of a participatory workshop in Uganda. Photo©Audrey Taylor, HRC (2020)

Child Marriage in Humanitarian Crises: Girls and Parents Speak Out on Risk and Protective Factors, D...

This report presents the findings of a study undertaken to provide humanitarian practitioners with the first-of-its-kind, youth-centered guidance on how to prevent and respond to child marriage in displacement settings.
19th May 2021
2021-05-19 10:07:05
Adolescent girl in Jordan. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams

Adolescent girl in Jordan. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams

‘Some got married, others don’t want to attend school as they are involved in income-generation’: ad...

The risks and opportunities adolescents face across four low- and middle-income country contexts after lockdowns.
8th April 2021
2021-04-08 00:54:33

Covid-19 phone survey (round 2) in Jordan and Palestine

The GAGE covid-19 phone survey (round 2) aims to understand the knowledge, attitudes, and behavioural changes related to covid-19 of adolescents…
18th December 2020
2020-12-18 10:17:07
Adolescent married girl with her two children in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams

Adolescent married girl with her two children in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams

Through their eyes: exploring the complex drivers of child marriage in humanitarian contexts

This report explores the drivers of child marriage in humanitarian settings and how tailored policy and programming might reduce it.
17th December 2020
2020-12-17 01:42:53
Young adolescent girl from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DfIDe community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DFID

Young adolescent girl from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DfID

Exploring the impacts of covid-19 on Rohingya adolescents in Cox's Bazar: a mixed-methods study

This journal article explores how intersecting vulnerabilities faced by Rohingya adolescents in Cox's Bazar have been exacerbated by covid-19.
9th December 2020
2020-12-09 22:36:46
Syrian refugee children in an informal tented settlement in Lebanon. Photo: Russell Watkins/DfID

Syrian refugee children in an informal tented settlement in Lebanon. Photo: Russell Watkins/DfID

Interrogating the potential of a “cash plus” approach to tackle multidimensional vulnerability in hu...

The potential and limitations of existing assistance modalities to tackle refugee families’ complex vulnerabilities in Jordan.
27th October 2020
2020-10-27 01:48:51
12-year-old boy from the Rohingya community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DFID

12-year-old boy from the Rohingya community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DFID

‘People won’t die due to the disease; they will die due to hunger’: exploring the impacts of covid-1...

This policy brief draws on virtual research findings and presents policy and programming implications for Rohingya and Bangladeshi adolescents in Cox's Bazar.
28th August 2020
2020-08-28 02:07:46
Refugee children at the ACF Emergency Operations Center in Kutupalong. Photo: European Union

Refugee children at the ACF Emergency Operations Center in Kutupalong. Photo: European Union

'We didn't come here to eat. We came here to save our life': health and nutrition challenges facing ...

This policy brief discusses the age- and gender-based health risks facing adolescents within Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi host communities.
20th June 2020
2020-06-20 02:43:01
Adolescent married girl in an informal tented settlement in Jordan. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent married girl in an informal tented settlement in Jordan. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Exploring the impacts of covid-19 on adolescents in Jordan’s refugee camps and host communities

This policy brief shares emerging findings from interviews with adolescents in Jordan in the context of covid-19.
5th May 2020
2020-05-05 01:15:56
Rohingya children drawing pictures of what they witnessed in Myanmar. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DfID

Rohingya children drawing pictures of what they witnessed in Myanmar. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DfID

‘How will my life be?’: psychosocial well-being among Rohingya and Bangladeshi adolescents in Cox’s ...

This policy brief discusses the psychosocial risks facing adolescent girls and boys from Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi host communities.
1st April 2020
2020-04-01 06:00:33
A young Rohingya refugee girl in a UNICEF temporary learning centre funded by UKAid in Cox’s Bazar. Photo: Russell Watkins/DfID

A young Rohingya refugee girl in a UNICEF temporary learning centre funded by UKAid in Cox’s Bazar. Photo: Russell Watkins/DfID

‘I don’t have any aspiration because I couldn’t study’: exploring the educational barriers facing ad...

This brief synthesises findings on education and learning among Rohingya and host community adolescents from baseline research.
1st April 2020
2020-04-01 06:00:07
Young adolescent girl from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DfIDe community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DFID

Young adolescent girl from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh. Photo: Anna Dubuis/DfID

Age- and gender-based violence risks facing Rohingya and Bangladeshi adolescents in Cox’s Bazar

This policy brief discusses the age- and gender-based violence risks facing adolescents from Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi host communities.
1st April 2020
2020-04-01 06:00:03
Refugee children at the ACF Emergency Operations Center in Kutupalong. Photo: European Union

Refugee children at the ACF Emergency Operations Center in Kutupalong. Photo: European Union

The impact of large-scale forced displacement on Rohingya refugees and host communities in Cox's Baz...

This policy brief explains the impact of the recent large refugee flow on the host economy.
16th December 2019
2019-12-16 08:19:29
A mother and her baby in a camp in Cox’s Bazar for Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh. Photo: Mallika Panorat/European Union

A mother and her baby in a camp in Cox’s Bazar for Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh. Photo: Mallika Panorat/European Union

The lives they lead: exploring the capabilities of Bangladeshi and Rohingya adolescents in Cox’s Baz...

In Cox’s Bazar, GAGE implemented the Cox’s Bazar Panel Survey to provide accurate data to humanitarian and government stakeholders involved in the response to the influx of refugees.
1st December 2019
2019-12-01 22:26:42

‘Even though I am blind, I am still human!’: the neglect of adolescents with disabilities’ human rig...

This article critically interrogates the framing of child neglect, the narrow understanding of adolescent needs and the responsibility of international actors.
30th November 2019
2019-11-30 10:24:09
17-year-old Jordanian girl with one of her paintings. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

17-year-old Jordanian girl with one of her paintings. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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.
14th October 2019
2019-10-14 00:37:52
Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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.
6th August 2019
2019-08-06 00:40:22
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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…
22nd July 2019
2019-07-22 10:20:45
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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…
22nd July 2019
2019-07-22 09:49:20
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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…
22nd July 2019
2019-07-22 09:25:06
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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
2019-07-22 08:27:24
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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…
22nd July 2019
2019-07-22 07:48:28
Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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…
22nd July 2019
2019-07-22 06:59:46
Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

Adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Photo: Nathalie Bertrams/GAGE

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.
2nd June 2019
2019-06-02 00:26:52

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…
24th June 2018
2018-06-24 10:31:35
Photo: Ingrid Gercama

Photo: Ingrid Gercama

'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…
23rd December 2017
2017-12-23 23:18:36
Syrian refugee girl caring for her brother whilst others play. Photo: Ingrid Gercama/GAGE

Syrian refugee girl caring for her brother whilst others play. Photo: Ingrid Gercama/GAGE

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…
5th October 2017
2017-10-05 18:58:59
Teenage Syrian girls take part in a discussion about children's rights at a community centre in Lebanon. Photo: Russell Watkins/DfID

Teenage Syrian girls take part in a discussion about children's rights at a community centre in Lebanon. Photo: Russell Watkins/DfID

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…
2nd October 2017
2017-10-02 09:18:30

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…
2nd August 2017
2017-08-02 19:42:32