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How gender shapes adolescence: Diverging paths and opportunities

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Using unique cohort data that follows the same children over time, Young Lives is able to track how gender inequalities open up during adolescence, and what causes inequality to shift and persist in different ways within and between countries. By doing so, we can provide insights into key windows of opportunity for policymakers to invest in children during the second decade of their lives, to mitigate the worst effects of poverty, broaden the options open to them, and support both girls and b...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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How gender shapes adolescence: Diverging paths and opportunities
Publication date:
2015-05-01
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uuid:5849d983-48ac-4dff-b41d-360cce8e9a49
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pubs:647578
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2016-09-30

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