Thursday, December 3 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   •   Acropolis 5

Session 125:
Marginalised and High Risk Youth

Discussant: Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme, University of Cape Coast
Chair: Sophia Chae, Guttmacher Institute

  1. Poverty, unemployment and youth at risk in Arusha, Tanzania… and what can we do about it?Nicola Banks, University of Manchester

  2. Orphanhood and teenage childbearing in South Africa: findings from the 2011 censusJohan Sibiya, Statistics South Africa

  3. Adolescent Girls Initiative – Kenya (AGI-K): research design and baseline findings from a randomized controlled trial testing multi-sectoral packages of interventions for vulnerable girls ages 11 to 14 in KenyaEunice N. Muthengi, Population Council Kenya ; Karen Austrian, Population Council ; Taylor Riley, Columbia University

  4. Addressing the ban of pregnant girls from school: planning interventions responding to the needs of adolescent girls in Sierra LeoneMohammed A. M. Elhassein, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) ; Philippe Lust-Bianchi, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) ; Bannet Ndyanabangi, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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