Adolescence, Youth and Gender: The research challenges

This note highlights some of the main debates from a conference on Adolescence, Youth and Gender and what they mean for future research agendas

Abstract

On September 2016, more than 170 researchers, policymakers and practitioners joined Young Lives at Lady Margaret Hall, Universty of Oxford for 2 days filled with debate, dialogue and presentation of new research on adolescence, youth and gender. The focus was on knowledge for change: change which makes a positive difference to children and young people’s lives.

This briefing note highlights some of the key talking points from the Adolescence, Youth and Gender conference and what these mean for future research agendas. It has been prepared with the support of involvement of the Young Lives advisory group on Gender Equality and Transitions to Adulthood.

Young Livesis an international study of childhood poverty, following the lives of 12,000 children in 4 countries (Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam) over 15 years. Young Lives is funded by the UK Department for International Development

Citation

Winter, Frances (2016) Adolescence, Youth and Gender: The research challenges, Young Lives Briefing Note. Oxford: Young Lives

Adolescence, Youth and Gender: The research challenges

Published 1 October 2016