Empowering adolescent girls: evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda

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Organised by the International Labour Organization in partnership with Silatech, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and the Arab Urban Development Institute, the symposium, held on 6-8 March 2014 in Doha, brought together policy makers and practitioners with academics and researchers to present and discuss the evidence base for 'what works' in increasing the employment and productivity of youth. Discussants shared recent findings of impact evaluations from the Middle East and North Africa region and other developing regions. Participants were also introduced to evidence from...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Gender; Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Culture and society; Evaluation; Employment

Keywords: Youth program; Youth at risk; Skill development; Social problem; Employability; Self employment; Program evaluation; Youth transitions; Transition from education and training to employment

Geographic subjects: Uganda; Africa

Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012

Physical description: [46] p.

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Date: 2014

Place: Doha, Qatar

A summary of this program may be found at: http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---ed_emp/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_237070.pdf
A list of documents and presentations from the symposium may be found at: http://www.ilo.org/employment/Whatwedo/Eventsandmeetings/WCMS_236871/lang--en/index.htm

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 115.1470

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