Evidence on Girl Capacity Strategy

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.

Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey  

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. 

Evaluation of the UDAAN Program in Rajasthan

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.

Health-Seeking Behavior in Four Indian States  

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.