Girl Power and Potential


Girl Power and Potential

Joint Programming Framework For Fulfilling The Rights Of Marginalized Adolescent Girls

Number of pages: 6

Publication date: 01 Jan 2009


Publisher: UNFPA, UNICEF


The purpose of introducing the framework was to provide guidance for inter-agency progarmming to address the issues of marginalized and hardest to reach adolescent girls. The core principle of adolescent girls programmes is based on realignment of existing programmes with a focus on integrated approaches such as health, education, protection, social and economic asset building.

The UN Adolescent Girls Task Force was established in 2007, to reorient youth programmes to better reach marginalized adolescent girls, Co-chaired by UNFPA and UNICEF, the task force includes UNESCO, WHO, UNWOMEN, ILO and UNHCR recently joined.

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