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.
Providing technical planning and advisory support for a human-centered design process, and development of adolescent-serving components, of a program to improve the health and well-being of women, girls, and their families and communities.
Developing scalable, evidence-based solutions for increased and improved one-year contraceptive continuation following women’s and adolescent girls’ medical abortion self-administration, selecting sites, hiring data collectors, monitoring data collection, and analyzing data.
Examining the effects of climate change on fertility and reproductive health outcomes and developing a conceptual framework to design and test adaptation interventions that build resiliency, with gender-based needs at the core, and sustainably protect and advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Developing an integrated picture of climate change and population trends, including fertility intentions and migration patterns.
Promoting family planning as voluntary and non-coercive, and working with media partners to produce engaging messages, promoted by art, sport, and political young champions.
Conducting research to understand the relationship between child marriage and adolescent sexuality; and integrating research with experience gained through program implementation.
Advocating for political, academic, and media commitments to address rapid population growth through greater social acceptance of family planning and accelerated services; engagement with the major political party, ministry, and media; and establishment of a policy group and university research center.
Coordinating and managing efforts to improve the collection and use of data for monitoring progress toward the achievement of National Family Planning Program and FP2020 goals in Pakistan.
Analyzing pre-marital counseling and family planning programs in South Asia to assess potential application in Pakistan.