Evaluating the impact and cost-effectiveness of a program to deliver in-school and out-of-school comprehensive sex education.
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.
Developing an integrated database of settlement-level census records, enabling researchers to understand the complex history of urbanization in India and to estimate levels of environmental risks for urban and rural populations.
Investigating the drivers of sexual harassment in public spaces, influencing the design of interventions which combat harassment through creating safer and more inclusive spaces for young women, and empowering all community members to fight harassment.
Increasing understanding of child domestic workers, including their experience of sexual abuse and transitions to sexual exploitation; and engaging partners in designing programs to prevent exploitation and support child domestic workers.
Designing a framework for optimizing transitions to adulthood to improve the lives of adolescents, their families, and communities; building an online analytical tool to synthesize data and evidence; and furthering knowledge on the relationship between adolescents, population, and climate change.
Designing holistic safe-sports spaces to increase social support, life skills, and livelihoods opportunities for pregnant adolescent girls and young mothers in Nairobi slums.
Creating and enhancing economic opportunities through livelihoods and entrepreneurship trainings, mentoring, connections with businesses, and strategies to build a unified movement for future generations.
Supporting the behavioral working group of the Microbicide Trials Network that brings together researchers and community and industry partners to evaluate microbicides (products intended to prevent HIV transmission) and dual-purpose products for preventing both HIV and unintended pregnancy.
Addressing legislative and data gaps, sharing knowledge, strengthening systems, promoting gender-equitable attitudes, and assessing the feasibility of interventions to reduce gender-based violence and harmful practices against women and girls.