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Advocacy Case Study: CONACMI in Guatemala

June 1, 2014

This case study examines how Let Girls Lead partner CONACMI (The National Association Against Child Abuse) successfully advocated for the approval and implementation of a National Protocol for the Comprehensive Treatment of Victims of Sexual Violence, guaranteeing specific attention to the needs of adolescent girl survivors.

Let Girls Lead, Annual Report 2013

April 9, 2014

The 2013 annual report highlights the ways in which the advocacy work done through Let Girls Lead is transforming the lives of adolescent girls in Liberia, Guatemala, Malawi, and Honduras.

Ending Child Marriage in Malawi: Malawian Girl Leaders Participating

January 20, 2014

This case study examines how Let Girls Lead and the Girls Empowerment Network are eliminating child marriage in southern Malawi through girl-led advocacy with village chiefs.

Economic Empowerment Strategies for Adolescent Girls: A Research Study Conducted for the Adolescent Girls' Advocacy and Leadership Initiative

July 3, 2013

This document presents research, which investigates economic empowerment strategies for adolescent girls, analyzing data from a wide array of initiatives. It focuses on the three primary strategies used to promote adolescent girls' economic empowerment: (1) Financial Services Strategies, which include microcredit, youth savings initiatives, and financial literacy education; (2) Employment Strategies, which include vocational training and initiatives focusing on the school-to-work transition; and (3) Life-Skills and Social Support Strategies, which include creating social networks and providing reproductive health and gender equity training. The report identifies key findings from the field and develops recommendations to inform future program development for civil society organizations and funders working in the field of adolescent girls' economic empowerment.

Advocacy Case Study: Transforming Indigenous Girls' Lives in Guatemala

February 3, 2013

This case study examines how Let Girls Lead partner Asociacion IDEI advocated for increased government funding for adolescent girls' health and education programs by engaging indigenous adolescent girls as leaders in their own advocacy campaign.

Liberia Health Policy & Plan

January 1, 2013

In 2007, the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare released the Nati onal Health Policy and Nati onal Health Plan for 2007 to 2011, although it remains in use as of 2012. The Policy explains the government's vision for health care service in Liberia, and the Plan outlines strategies for realizing this vision. This policy brief summarizes the secti ons of the Policy and Plan that are most relevant to adolescent girls.

Liberia Gender Policy

January 1, 2013

In 2009, the Liberian Ministry of Gender and Development (MoGD) issued the Nati onal Gender Policy (NGP). This brief summarizes the sections of the policy that are most relevant to adolescent girls.

Liberia Girls' Education Policy

January 1, 2013

In 2005, the Liberian Ministry of Educati on (MoE) issued the National Policy on Girls' Educati on. This brief summarizes the sections of the policy that are most relevant to adolescent girls.

Liberia Rape Law

January 1, 2013

In 2006, the Ministry of Foreign Aff airs released "An Act to Amend the New Penal Code Chapter 14 Secti ons 14.70 and 14.71 and to Provide for Gang Rape," which was approved by the Nati onal Assembly in 2005. This policy brief summarizes that law as it relates to adolescent girls.

Liberia Children's Law

January 1, 2013

In 2011, the Liberian Senate passed the Children's Act of 2011, and in 2012 the President signed it into law. This policy brief summarizes the secti ons of the law that are most relevant to adolescent girls.

Liberia Case Study: HOPE and THINK

January 1, 2013

This case study examines how Let Girls Lead partners HOPE and THINK advocated for passage of the National Children's Law, guaranteeing comprehensive protection for the health, education, and rights of girls and boys in Liberia.

The Malawi National Registration Act

January 1, 2012

Summary of Sections that Most Apply to Adolescent Girls