Adolescent Girl Expert Meetings

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), with support from the Nike Foundation, is convening a series of expert meetings to share research and field experiences on key topics related to girls and young women. These global technical meetings bring together researchers, program implementers, policymakers and donors to discuss promising practices, research and recommendations for future work.

The Girl Effect: What Do Boys Have to Do with It?
October 5-6, 2010 | Washington, D.C.
Boys and men have an important part to play in unleashing the girl effect, the unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world. Experts share research and programmatic experiences of working to engage girls and boys as “change agents” for a more equitable world.

Emerging Insights on Economic Empowerment and HIV Interventions for Girls and Young Women
April 22-23, 2010 | Washington, D.C.
Girls and young women are disproportionately affected by both poverty and HIV. This meeting explored what is known about the links between economic and HIV status for girls and young women, and the role economic approaches play to prevent HIV infection and mitigate its impact on them.