Session 23:
The Transition to Adulthood in Developing Countries

Thursday, April 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Mackinac East
Level 5

Chair: Holly Heard, Rice University
Discussant: Paul C. Hewett, Population Council

  1. The Impact of Livelihood Strategies of Adolescent Girls and Poverty on Marriage Timing in Nepal: A Study Using the Nepal Living Standards Survey (NLSS)Ashish Bajracharya, Population Council

  2. Incapable to Aspire: A Conceptualization of Ethiopian Youths' Well-Being Using the Capability Approach and Its Consequences on Life Course PlansOptat H. Tengia, Brown University

  3. Just a Little Bit Later: The Effect of Oportunidades on Age at Marriage among Poor Girls in MexicoJanna McDougall, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Margaret Greene, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Anne Golla, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  4. Should Interventions Address the Full Complexity of Transitions to Adulthood? Lessons from a Program Experience in IndiaSanyukta Mathur, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health; Anju Malhotra, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Sreela DasGupta, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Sushmita Mukherjee, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Anjala Kanesthasan, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

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