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If you’re interested in girls’ rights globally and want to learn more, check out the resources below. You can also use them if you want to spread the message. If you have resources that you think we should link here, drop us a line. Thanks!

Overseas Development Institute. Knowledge to Action resource series: adolescent girls and gender norms. www.odi.org/knowledge-action-resource-series-adolescent-girls-and-gender-norms
Overseas Development Institute. Transforming the lives of adolescent girls. 2012-2016. www.odi.org/projects/2590-transforming-lives-adolescent-girls
UNICEF. Conducting Research with Adolescents from LMICs. 2017. www.unicef-irc.org/adolescent-research-methods/
The Lancet series on violence against women and girls. 2015. www.thelancet.com/series/violence-against-women-and-girls
UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Volunteers “Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? Quantitative Findings from the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific”. 2013. (Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea) www.partners4prevention.org/node/515
Plan International, International Centre for Research on Women. Are Schools Safe and Equal Places for Girls and Boys in Asia? Research Findings on School-Related Gender-Based Violence. 2015. (Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam) plan-international.org/publications/are-schools-safe-places-girls-and-boys
UNICEF. An Everyday Lesson: #ENDviolence in Schools. 2018. www.unicef.org/publications/index_103153.html
Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) is a nine-year longitudinal research programme generating evidence on what works to transform the lives of adolescent girls in the Global South. https://www.gage.odi.org/publications
What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls is an innovative global programme working in 13 countries across the world building the evidence base on What Works to prevent violence in low-middle income settings.
Program design
Population Council, Austrian, K. and Ghati, D. Girl Centered Program Design: A Toolkit to Develop, Strengthen and Expand Adolescent Girls Programs. 2010. www.ungei.org/files/2010PGY_AdolGirlToolkitComplete.pdf
Population Council. Building Girls’ Protective Assets. A Collection of Tools for Program Design. 2016. www.popcouncil.org/uploads/pdfs/2016PGY_GirlsProtectiveAssetsTools.pdf
Girls Not Brides. Policy briefs and factsheets about child marriage, as well as capacity building tools for organisations and individuals working to end child marriage.
Girls Not Brides. Stand up, speak out! Youth activism training – to help you end child marriage. Trainer Manual. 2018. www.girlsnotbrides.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1.-GNB_Trainer_Manual_FINAL.compressed-1.pdf
It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education provides a rationale, content, and sample activities for placing gender and rights at the center of sexuality and HIV curricula. 2009. www.popcouncil.org/research/its-all-one-curriculum-guidelines-and-activities-for-a-unified-approach-to-
Monitoring evaluation learning
Girls Not Brides, the Apsen Institute. Recommended Indicators For Girls Not Brides Members Working To Address Child Marriage. 2015.
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. A Practical Guide to Measuring Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in Impact Evaluations. 2018. www.povertyactionlab.org/sites/default/files/resources/practical-guide-to-measuring-women-and-girls-empowerment-in-impact-evaluations.pdf
Overseas Development Institute. What can gender indices tell us about gender norms that affect adolescent girls? 2015. www.odi.org/publications/9811-what-can-gender-indices-tell-us-about-gender-norms-affect-adolescent-girls
Libraries of resources
Coalition for Adolescent Girls – library of resources from various organizations. coalitionforadolescentgirls.org/resources-by-topic-2/
Population Council’s Tools and Resources for Girl-Centered Programming: www.popcouncil.org/girl-centered-program-resources
Promundo works in promoting gender justice and preventing violence by engaging men and boys in partnership with women and girls. www.promundoglobal.org/resources/
Partners for Prevention. UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women & UNV regional joint programme for the prevention of violence against women and girls in Asia and the Pacific. www.partners4prevention.org/resource

The Girl Effect
Girls Not Brides
Population Council
The Coalition for Adolescent Girls
Together for Girls.
Menstrual Hygiene Day
Menstrual Hygiene: Breaking The Silence
The Menstrual Hygiene Taboo: A Vicious Cycle Of Silence
We Can’t Wait. A report on sanitation and hygiene for women and girls. WaterAid. 2013
Menstrual hygiene matters. WaterAid. 2012
WASH in Schools Empowers Girls’ Education: Proceedings of the Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools Virtual Conference 2012, United Nations Children’s Fund and Columbia University, New York, 2013.
Nepal. Highlights From The Unicef Adolescent Development And Participation Baseline Study. 2014. Population Council, 2crehpa
Education Counts: Towards the Millennium Development Goals. UNESCO. 2011.
Returns to Investment in Education: A Further Update, World Bank.
Measuring the Economic Gain of Investing in Girls. The Girl Effect Dividend. The World Bank Human Development Network Children and Youth Unit, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network Gender Unit. 2011.
The adolescent experience in depth: Using data to identify and reach the most vulnerable young people. UNFPA, Population Council. 2009.
Flash I REPORT 2067 (2010-011). MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Sanothimi, Bhaktapur, November, 2010