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.
Developing an interdependent, integrated learning network of high impact practice incubators for task sharing and postpartum/post-abortion family planning, through successful public and private urban and peri-urban programs.
Provide technical assistance/implementation support to World Bank’s Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) initiative; aims to empower poor girls and their families by expanding choices and opportunities to promote education and delay marriage, childbearing.
Building and strengthening networks for girl-centered programming that builds protective health, economic, cognitive, and social assets of the most off-track adolescent girls; implementing tools, conducting workshops, introducing technologies, and documenting experiences.
Using the best available science, research expertise, and state-of-the-art methodologies to generate evidence for improving HIV prevention, care, and treatment policies and programs around the world.