Adolescent Girls in Crisis: Voices from the Sahel
This research was conducted with adolescent girls, their families and communities in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso and Mali where people struggle with a long, complex and violent crisis. Its primary focus is the rights and voices of adolescent girls.
Adolescent Programming Toolkit
The Adolescent Programming Toolkit has been designed to support frontline teams to work with and for adolescents in emergencies and protracted crises. It is based on programme evidence, numerous accounts from adolescents and good practices shared by frontline staff globally.
Beijing +25 Toolkit
A guide to the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA) and how girl and youth-led groups can use it for advocacy.
Periods in a Pandemic
How the current implications of COVID-19 is exacerbating challenges for people who menstruate around the world, plus recommendations on how to include menstrual hygiene management within COVID-19 responses.
Close to contagion
Evidence shows that the impact of COVID-19 on displaced and refugee girls and women – on their health, safety and opportunities for education and decent jobs – is making already difficult lives increasingly unendurable.
Living up to our commitment
Girls and women are likely to be worst affected by the secondary impacts of COVID-19. The pandemic has the potential to derail and even reverse the gains made towards gender equality and girls’ rights in the last decade if not addressed. This publication includes case studies that show how our offices are contributing to gender-transformative change in the context of COVID-19.
COVID-19: Going Hungry
On 21 April 2020, the World Food Programme warned that, unless swift action is taken, some 265 million people worldwide, double the numbers from the previous year, face acute food shortages.
Living Under Lockdown: Girls and COVID-19
COVID-19 and the efforts to suppress it will have an alarming impact on the lives and rights of girls and young women. Already treated as second class citizens in many countries, they are least likely to return to school or find a new job, and most likely to suffer abuse and violence at home when the protective umbrella of education and care systems are no longer in place.
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