Evaluating an intervention to increase India women’s employment, create jobs for women, and reduce wage inequality.
Synthesizing evidence, identifying research gaps, and making recommendations on interventions—education, life skills, technical skills and apprenticeship, livelihoods, and changes in social norms—to reduce child marriage, delay first pregnancy, and increase female labor force participation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Evaluating the impact and cost-effectiveness of a program to deliver in-school and out-of-school comprehensive sex education.
Assessing the impact of women’s self-help groups on the reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health and nutrition of poor women and their families in rural areas of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
Assessing, in nine states, India’s national plan to eliminate tuberculosis.
Conducting surveys in every Indian state to develop a national estimate of the true malnutrition burden among 0 to 19-year-olds, revising policy for nutrition transition, and evaluating initiatives.
Testing and validating indicators—including exemption of public sector user fees, population density of midwives by district by births, and maternal death review coverage—for ending preventable maternal mortality.
Evaluating a government program that aims to reduce child marriage and adolescent pregnancy by improving girls’ enrollment and retention in secondary school and increasing knowledge of sexual and reproductive health.
Evaluating a research portfolio in livelihoods, agriculture, health, and economic empowerment and contributing to the global evidence-base on the pathways through which women’s empowerment collectives influence women’s empowerment and well-being.
Conducting a qualitative study health-seeking behaviors in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu—for chronic respiratory disease in hospitalized adults and common reproductive health problems among women who sought treatment within the past year.