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Learn. Work. Thrive: Adolescent Girls Initiative in Fragile and Conflict Situations

May 2, 2013

Washington, D.C.

Task team leaders of pilot programs in Liberia, Haiti, and South Sudan discuss the challenges of reaching adolescent girls in fragile and conflict situations, what has worked, what they have had to do differently, and what they found particularly rewarding.
Event Details
  • When: 3:30-4:45 p.m.
  • Where: MC C2-125, World Bank Headquarters
  • CONTACT: Mame Niasse mniasse@worldbank.org

A Fragility Forum 2013 event

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Task teams working on programs targeting adolescent girls and young women in Liberia, South Sudan, and Sierra Leone share the operational challenges in reaching adolescent girls and young women in fragile and conflict affected states, discuss experience about what has worked, and what has had to be done differently to reach targeted groups. The session highlights knowledge gaps about which types of interventions work.   

Panelists:

Peter Darvas, Senior Education Economist, AFTEW

Yasmin Tayyab, Senior Social Development Specialist, AFTCS

Shwetlena Sabarwal, Economist, AFTEE

Moderator:

Pia Peeters, Senior Social Development, AFTCS