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Invest in Adolescent Girls for Health & Sustainable Development

  • March 2016
  • Event


• Jocelyn Finlay, PhD, Harvard University, will moderate the panel, and provide comments on how investing in adolescent girls well-being is essential to larger development goals.

• Abiba Longwe-Ngwira, PhD, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will address how adolescent pregnancy varies by socio-economic characteristics and some longer-term outcomes associated with adolescent childbearing.

• Abigail Weitzman, PhD, University of Michigan, will discuss the effect of education on intimate partner violence, by using a change in compulsory schooling laws in Peru as a natural experiment.

• Slawa Rokicki, MS (PhD 2016), Harvard University, will discuss the impact of a mobile phone.

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