JOB OPPORTUNITY: UNICEF Gender and Development Specialist

To read the full job posting and apply, please visit the UNICEF website. The closing date is February 12. Purpose of the Position Within the context of UNICEF's overall strategic priorities, research undertaken at OoR-Innocenti currently incorporates a strong analysis of gender issues across all areas of work. The Office now aims to strengthen this capacity >> Read more

BLOGPOST: Keeping doors open through investments in adolescent schooling and nutrition: Lessons from IFPRI’s Impact Evaluations

Adolescence is a crucial stage of life as it shapes an individual’s well-being throughout their life course and affects the well-being of future generations. Using evidence from IFPRIs impact evaluations, Agnes Quisumbing and Crossley Pinkstaff, Senior Research Fellow and Research Analyst in IFPRI’s Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, present a case for why adolescence is >> Read more

Resource: New Chicago Council report calls for increased investment in rural adolescent girls

London  October 2011 – Adolescent girls living in rural areas of the developing world have untapped potential to drive economic development and help meet the world’s future food supply needs, says a new report released by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Girls Grow: A Vital Force in Rural Economies (PDF) identifies opportunities to empower rural girls >> Read more

Event (DC): Why International Commitments Matter– The Importance and Implications for the Largest Generation Ever of Young People

Youth Health and Rights Coalition's "Why International Commitments Matter" Join the Youth Health and Rights Coalition to discuss Why International Commitments Matter: The Importance and Implications for the Largest Generation Ever of Young People June 2, 2011 2:30 – 4:00pm Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Conference Center 1330 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 Please >> Read more

Event (DC): My Skills, My Money, My Brighter Future Economic Strengthening Interventions for Adolescent Girls in Rwanda and Zimbabwe

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. (lunch provided) The National Press Club 14th St NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045 As space is limited, kindly RSVP to by May 19, 2011. Catholic Relief Services cordially invites you to the publication launch of “My Skills, My Money, My Brighter Future,” two assessment reports >> Read more