Reports on Adolescent Girls

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Reports on Adolescent Girls

Adolescent Girls

Adolescence is a critical time for girls: it is a unique opportunity to inspire and empower girls in the pivotal period between 10 and 19 years old. But when conflicts or crises displace adolescent girls from their homes, families and schools, they are thrown into peril.

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Engaging Male Caregivers to End Early Marriage in Lebanon

Training Modules to Accompany Programs with Adolescent Girls

This curriculum was developed to equip humanitarian staff with a step-by-step roadmap for engaging fathers of adolescent girls in a structured, complementary, and meaningful way.
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Including Adolescent Girls with Disabilities in Humanitarian Programs

Principles and Guidelines

Adolescent girls with disabilities and girls who live in households with persons with disabilities are often overlooked in humanitarian programming. The following principles show how to foster their participation and to strengthen protective assets. This mitigates their risk of violence, abuse and exploitation.
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Empowered and Safe

Economic Strengthening for Girls in Emergencies

A framework for how economic strengthening can mitigate girls’ risk of gender-based violence, outlining promising practices from both humanitarian and development contexts.
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I'm Here: Adolescent Girls in Emergencies

A resource for emergency response staff, this outlines an operational approach and recommendations that can help humanitarian sectors be more accountable to adolescent girls from the start of an emergency.
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Scattered Dreams, Broken Promises

An Assessment of the Links between Girls’ Empowerment and Gender-based Violence in the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement, Uganda

An assessment of girls’ empowerment and gender-based violence in Uganda's Kyaka II refugee settlement.
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In Search of Safety and Solutions

Somali Refugee Adolescent Girls at Sheder and Aw Barre Camps

Thousands of Somali refugee adolescent girls ages 10 to 16 are living in refugee camps in Ethiopia. This report details their protection and empowerment needs and priorities; programs and community-based strategies that serve them; and gaps in services from girls’ perspectives.

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Refugee Girls: The Invisible Faces of War

The untold story of the millions of refugee girls whose voices are almost never heard. This is the result of a multi-year project dedicated to late executive director Mary Diaz.

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We Simply Do Not Want to Die

Assesment of Protection Concerns and Case Studies of Afghan Women and Girls

Women's Commission and IRC initiated an assesment of the protection concerns of recently arrived Afghan women and girls residing in New Shamshatoo refugee camp, near Peshawar, Pakistan.