The study, conducted in a region of Niger with some of the highest rates of maternal mortality, child marriage, and infant mortality, found that the main cause for early marriage was a combined result of poor educational opportunities and a concern for girls' safety.
We provide safe space clubs to girls at risk for early marriage as well as mobilize families and influencers to change norms around girls education and early marriage.
The purpose of this study is to help inform USAID capacity building activities for adolescent girls and their communities. USAID's resilience efforts in Niger aim to respond to the food security needs of people in Maradi and Zinder, two of the most malnourished regions of Niger.
We are currently building an online platform to fill information gaps and correct the types of miscommunication that prompt refugees to distrust host governments and their services.
The Village Integrated Eye Worker Trial II is a cluster-randomized trial that assesses the effectiveness of a community-based screening program employing optical coherence tomography, intraocular pressure measurement, and enhanced linkage-to-care in reducing visual impairment in Nepal.
A network of health economists dedicated to improving clinical outcomes and access to beneficial psychedelic therapies for high-priority mental health conditions.
Nexilico, Inc. is an early-stage startup with the mission to advance microbiome and precision medicine research and development by developing next generation of predictive, computational platforms that improve drug design and development as well as therapeutics clinical outcome.
GAMIN is a longitudinal trial that will randomize 450 children aged 28 days to 59 months to a single dose of azithromycin or placebo.
The investigator's objective in this study is to determine the optimal age group to treat with biannual oral azithromycin distribution to reduce child mortality.
DengueChat was developed as an interactive web and mobile platform that combines mobile technology, evidence collection, reporting, analysis, pedagogic information, and game concepts to motivate communities to participate in dengue vector control without using chemicals.
There is a new geography of poverty and immigration, with more immigrants and poor people living in the suburbs.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has granted 800,000 young undocumented immigrants work authorization and protection from deportation, but its impact extends to their overall health and well-being.
This Data Brief summarizes key findings from the BIMI project "Mapping Spatial Inequality," as it relates to health services in the Bay Area.
This Data Brief summarizes key findings from the Mapping Spatial Inequality Project, as it relates to health services in the Central Valley.
The Human Rights Center is partnering with Save the Children, Plan International, and local organizations in Jordan and Uganda on a long-term research initiative to strengthen efforts to prevent child marriage in humanitarian contexts.
The Human Rights Center is partnering with the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, Freedom Forward, Family Builders, Huckleberry Youth Programs, and WestCoast Children’s Clinic to develop and evaluate a new model of home-based foster care pilot for youth who are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE).