June 18, 2018 | 12:21 pm | Rebecka Lundgren, Director of Research
A new article published in Culture, Health and Sexuality, “Processing Gender: Lived Experiences of Reproducing and Transforming Gender Norms over the Adolescent Life Course in Northern Uganda,” provides a framework to identify the resources, institutions, and processes that shape adolescents’ gendered choices and behaviors.
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May 22, 2018 | 6:47 pm | Sammie Hill, Communications Officer
On a sunny afternoon in the Siraha District of Nepal, a group of young men gathered on the edge of their community to play a card game as they kept an eye on their children playing nearby. The scene was nothing unusual until the group’s leader started to lead the men in a discussion about menstruation, ovulation, and cervical secretions. They were playing the Menstrual Cycle Game. Though the game was new to them, it has been played countless times in countries around the world.
April 30, 2018 | 12:49 pm | Brianán Kiernan, Program Officer
Directly involving youth in program evaluation has become increasingly popular in international development programs that focus on youth, especially those that use a Positive Youth Development framework. Engaging youth in all aspects of program evaluation not only builds their skills and assets youth but also creates an opportunity for youth to give input and take ownership of the program.