Youth Clubs, Girls’ Empowerment and Gender Equality: Implementation lessons from the WGCD Grand Challenge

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This brief presents findings from four partners that are implementing and researching youth clubs as a tool for girls’ empowerment and gender equality. The lessons derived from their ongoing monitoring, evaluation and research are framed here to address gaps in evidence identified by the Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence initiative in a recent report Girls’ clubs, life skills programmes and girls’ well-being outcomesThese preliminary findings can help to frame future research questions to increase the evidence base on effective club models.