About the Coalition for Adolescent Girls
The Coalition for Adolescent Girls (CAG) is a member-led and driven organization dedicated to supporting, investing in, and improving the lives of adolescent girls. We drive new and improve existing programming, policies, and investments that promote the opportunities and rights of adolescent girls. CAG members envision, and strive toward, a world where adolescent girls are fully able to realize their rights, navigate challenges, and access opportunities during the transition from childhood to adulthood and beyond.Learn More
In Focus: Supporting Adolescent Mothers
WomenOne Writes for Girls Globe on behalf of the CAG about their work in South Africa
Sofia Mussa and Malwina Maslowska of WomenOne write about the importance of supporting and targeting adolescent mothers with effective, sensitive interventions. Focusing on the experiences of adolescent girls in South Africa, the authors emphasize that key actors must do more to ensure that adolescent mothers have access to education and quality health services. The authors state, "Key actors must do more to ensure pregnant and mothering adolescent girls have access to education."
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On September 1st, the SID GID Beijing +20 discussion series will explore progress made since 1995 in providing inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels, including early childhood education, basic education, higher education, and nonformal education. Panelists will comment on the progress made, the policies and practices that made the progress possible, and […]Find out more »
In honor of International Literacy Day on September 8, the Brookings Institution invites you to discuss how to achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and improve funding for education in developing countries. Norwegian Ambassador to the United States Kåre R. Aas will provide keynote remarks, followed by a presentation from Liesbet Steer, fellow at the […]Find out more »