Evaluating a range of intervention packages in health, prevention of violence, wealth creation and education to determine the combination of interventions that are most cost effective and achieve the greatest impact for girls.
Translating research evidence into policies and practices—such as HIV testing, care, and treatment within refugee settings and malaria treatment in pregnancy—to strengthen health systems in Africa.
Synthesizing findings and implementing recommendations for policy, strategy, and programming to eradicate female genital mutilation/cutting.
Understanding the social, educational, health, and economic effects of COVID-19 on adolescent girls; and integrating gender-related questions into surveys.
Understanding knowledge, attitudes, and practices over time during the COVID-19 outbreak; determining the impact of behavior-change prevention messages; understanding long-term impacts of the pandemic and preparedness for future disease outbreaks; and generating data to design policies and interventions.
Studying the primary factors of poor maternal newborn child health in urban informal settlements, implementing established interventions adapted for informal settlements, and organizing participatory forums for intervention stewards to sustain programs.
Addressing and evaluating programs to engage boys and men in reducing girls’ experience of gender-based violence and changing gender norms that perpetuate violence against women and girls.
Pilot-testing and evaluating a project that integrates mental health training into a social, health, and economic asset-building program to address stigma, increase awareness of warning signs, and provide counseling.
Responding to the needs of refugees facing sexual and gender-based violence in the East and Horn of Africa by introducing models that have been tested, designed, implemented, and evaluated by the Africa Regional Sexual and Gender-Based Network.
Developing strategies with the Ministry of Education to ensure more pregnant or parenting girls can re-enter or remain in school.