Developing a global study to understand COVID-related school closures and outcomes on education, health, nutrition, and well-being among school-aged children and adolescents as well as policies and programs that can potentially mitigate these effects; and exploring where and how gender interacts with other inequalities and the experiences of those living in high gender disparity countries, crises and conflict areas, and within the most marginalized communities.
Analyzing the long-term health effects, including delayed pregnancy and improved birth outcomes, of a multi-sector program for young adolescent girls that included gender-based violence prevention, conditional cash transfers, empowerment groups, and financial education/savings.
Implementing and evaluating a cash transfer intervention to facilitate re-enrollment of adolescent girls into school after a prolonged school closure.
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.
Reducing young infant death in Kenya from possible severe bacterial infection by scaling up the implementation of the national Integrated Management of Childhood Illness guidelines, part of strengthened postnatal and young infant care.
Designing holistic safe-sports spaces to increase social support, life skills, and livelihoods opportunities for pregnant adolescent girls and young mothers in Nairobi slums.
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.