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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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Young Lives
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Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2015-05-05
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pubs:647578
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uri:5849d983-48ac-4dff-b41d-360cce8e9a49
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