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Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

What we do

Exploring challenges and pathways to gender equality and social inclusion through research, partnerships and knowledge exchange.

Advancing Learning and Innovation on Gender Norms (ALIGN)

ALIGN enables and connects a global community of researchers and thought leaders to challenge and change harmful gender norms affecting adolescents and young adults.

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Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE)

A nine-year research programme exploring programmes and policies to empower adolescent girls.

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The team

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  1. Exploring changing patterns in adolescents’ access to education and learning in Ethiopia: policy and programming implications from the GAGE midline findings

    Briefing/policy papers

  2. ‘My husband can go to work and I will go to my school’: exploring changing patterns in adolescents’ access to education and learning in Ethiopia

    Research reports

  3. Betwixt and Between: Adolescent Transitions and Social Policy Lacunae in Ethiopia

    Journal issue/article

  4. ‘Some got married, others don’t want to attend school as they are involved in income-generation’: adolescent experiences following covid-19 lockdowns in low- and middle-income countries

    Research reports

  5. ‘People consider us devils’: exploring patterns of exclusion facing adolescents with disabilities in Ethiopia

    Journal issue/article

  6. Empowering adolescents through an integrated programming approach: exploring the effects of UNICEF’s Makani programme on Dom adolescents’ well-being in Jordan

    Briefing/policy papers

  7. Exploring adolescent capabilities among the marginalised Dom community in Jordan

    Research reports

  8. Effective policies and programming to promote adolescent well-being: Lessons from the background papers

    Research reports

  9. Adolescent access to health services in fragile and conflict-affected contexts: The case of the Gaza Strip

    Journal issue/article

  10. Adolescent experiences in Chittagong and Sylhet divisions, Bangladesh

    Research reports

  11. Adolescent well-being in a time of crisis: assessing SDG progress during covid-19 and priorities for a resilient recovery for adolescents and youth

    Briefing/policy papers

  12. Adolescent well-being in the time of covid-19

    Research reports

  13. How to maximise the impacts of cash transfers for vulnerable adolescents in Jordan

    Research reports

  14. Generation Equality Forum: how to shift power for a gender-just world

  15. Intersecting exclusions: displacement and gender-based violence among people with diverse sexualities and gender identities in Kenya

    Literature reviews

  16. Data, tools and measurement: guide to recent resources


  17. Human rights education in humanitarian settings: opportunities and challenges


  18. Agency and empowerment for adolescent girls beyond Covid-19


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