We are calling on funders of all types and sizes – foundations, governments and others – to stand with adolescent girls and young women during and after this global pandemic. Visit the Joint Statement and Recommendations created by the Child, Early & Forced Marriage and Unions and Sexuality Working Group, and Partners. The global pandemic… Read More »
Summit’s Equality for Women and Girls Program is pleased to share its November 2019 report Unlocking Possibilities for Girls. The report describes much of our partners’ work from 2012 to the present, primarily in Mesoamerica.
The Youth Investment, Engagement, and Leadership Development (YIELD) Project report, Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal, finds that making this happen will require young people’s participation and leadership at every level in youth sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) initiatives—from ideation to implementation…. Read More »
A collaboration between the World Health Organization and John Hopkins University, this longitudinal study spanned 15 countries, with experts around the world attempting to understand the factors in early adolescence (such as sexual health, mental health, empowerment, school retention) that predispose young people to sexual health risks. For more information about the study, please find… Read More »
This report provides a global overview of men’s contributions to parenting and caregiving. It is intended to provide a periodic, data-driven snapshot of four issues related to fatherhood: unpaid care work in the home; STH and rights; and maternal, newborn and child health through their countries existing health systems…. Read More »
A collaborative study prepared by ICRW and the World Bank, The Economic Impacts of Child Marriage explores the negative impacts of the practice of child marriage and its associated economic costs. The study looks at five domains of impacts: (i) fertility and population growth; (ii) health, nutrition, and violence; (iii) educational attainment and learning; (iv)… Read More »