Adolescents

Adolescence (from Latin adolescere 'to grow up') is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority). Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later. For example, puberty now typically begins during preadolescence, particularly in females. Physical growth (particularly in males) and cognitive development can extend into the early twenties. Thus, age provides only a rough marker of adolescence, and scholars have found it difficult to agree upon a precise definition of adolescence.A thorough …

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UNICEF: United Nations Children's Fund · 6 June 2024 English

Addressing nutrition deprivation in early childhood.

supplementation 6 Nutrition of school-age children, adolescents and women 12 Nutrition and care for children nutrition • Nutrition of school-age children, adolescents and women • Nutrition and care for children with progress – Nutrition of school-age children, adolescents and women Child Food Poverty 13 Countries and Worsening – Nutrition of school-age children, adolescents and women 14 Nutrition Deprivation in Early Childhood Worsening – Nutrition of school-age children, adolescents and women Child Food Poverty 15 Countries and


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 French

opérateu r chargé du transfert monetai re chez les adolescents dans les departements pilotes : T ambacounda procédures du Ca sh - transfert monetaire che z les adolescents IDA / 64950 2. Promoting adolescent hea lth and


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

Scorecard) 80,000 29,848 No change 10. Number of adolescents that were provided with out-of- health facility protection (CYP) from FP services provided to adolescents (women <20) in the Northern provinces (Percentage) 899 10-Mar-2024 280,000.00 Dec/2026 Number of adolescents that were provided with out-of-health facility Comments on achieving targets Number of adolescents, particularly girls who received sexual and reproductive


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

Addressing gender gaps is critical to the success of Uzbekistan’s inclusive transformation. Uzbekistan’s national income would be about 29 percent higher if women were to participate in equal measure to …

and 79% of men Research insight: Reshaping Adolescents’ Gender Attitudes [the experiment] engaged seventh Tarun Jain, and Seema Jayachandran. "Reshaping adolescents' gender attitudes: Evidence from a school-based


IADB: Inter-American Development Bank · 5 June 2024 English

This paper reports socio-economic and health outcomes for intersex people in Mexico using data collected between 2021 and 2022. This is the first study relying on a large nationally representative …

U. (2021). Gender identity disorder (GID) in adolescents and adults with differences of sex development


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

This report presents the findings of a study to analyze Guinea-Bissau’s HCI indicators and its human capital policies across three sectors— health, education, and social protection. The report highlights a …

categories (children 0–23 months and 24–59 months, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, women of reproductive and social development and capabilities of adolescents: physical, mental, and sexual health; secondary under age five, young children, preteens, and adolescents ages 5–14 die from vaccine-preventable diseases of disability among adolescents. The burden of HIV infection among adolescents in particular is a serious burden of HIV has increased significantly among adolescents since the early 1990s. HIV rose between 1990


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 5 June 2024 English

Women face institutional barriers, social and economic marginalization, and physiological pressures that increase their vulnerability to climate change.

Evaluation of a Community Intervention for Orphan Adolescents in Western Kenya. Journal of Community Health


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Ratings for the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project for Uganda were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality …

Financing Facility (GFF) for Women, Children, and Adolescents Trust Fund; and (d) development of the First


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

This study was commissioned by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to identify opportunities that foster the financial inclusion of the community of Forcibly Displaced People (FDP) in Brazil. The study …

to an increase in the arrival of children and adolescents. Additionally, there has been a substantial


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Policy interventions that foster aspirations, such as those using role models, are increasingly being implemented so that students, women, microentrepreneurs, farmers, and poor individuals can achieve untapped opportunities. Several of …

similar approach in the United States among poor adolescents in schools that combined therapy with academic and Cognitive Outcomes: Evidence from Indian Adolescents.” World Development 123: 104613. Ross, P. H


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