International Women’s Day 2023 Highlight

This week, the Population Council celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD). The IWD theme of innovation and technology for gender equality will drive discussions [...]

Berhane Hewan Ethiopia

Berhane Hewan (Light for Eve, in Amharic) was a community-based intervention designed to both prevent child marriage and support girls who were already [...]

Iqbal Ehsan

Iqbal Ehsan is experienced in conducting qualitative research, developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and designing program implementation plans. He is capable in writing [...]

Fatima Zahra

Fatima Zahra is an associate at the GIRL Center and is based in Washington, DC. She is a social demographer who specializes in [...]

Prioritizing Education to Invest in Girls

In celebration of the International Day of Education, we highlight some ongoing education programs and studies by the Population Council and its collaborators, to [...]

Research Briefs

GIRL Center Research Briefs present the latest evidence on issues of critical importance and recommend future directions for research, policies, and programs. [...]

Population Council Fellow: Sophia Chae

Since its launch in 2017, the Population Council’s Girl Innovation, Research, and Learning (GIRL) Center has nurtured the next generation of adolescent-focused researchers. Dr. Sophia [...]

More Than Brides Alliance

Child marriage is a violation of human rights, impedes sustainable development, and often has lasting negative impacts on health, education, and access to [...]

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