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Adolescent girls’ potential to disrupt the gender socialization process

Evidence from Plan International UK’s longitudinal cohort study, ‘Real Choices, Real Lives’
Adolescent girls’ potential to disrupt the gender socialization process: Evidence from Plan International UK’s longitudinal cohort study, ‘Real Choices, Real Lives’

Author(s)

Lilli Loveday; Jenny Rivett; Prerna Banati

 

Publication date: 2019-03

Publication series:
Innocenti Research Briefs

No. of pages: 12

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Abstract

This brief discusses findings from Plan International UK’s ‘Real Choices, Real Lives’ report, which explores factors in adolescent girls’ lives across Benin, Togo and Uganda that may influence them  to ‘accept’ or ‘disrupt’ the gender socialization process. The brief focuses on one of a handful of qualitative longitudinal studies addressing the challenges of gender norms in low- and middle-income country settings, providing crucial evidence in these countries to address Sustainable Development Goal 5 on achieving gender equality.
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