Our Community of Practice

The Population Council’s Community of Practice supports its partners in bringing effective programs for adolescent girls to scale.

The Council established the Community of Practice in 2013, building on 15 previous years of research on the conditions of girls at the highest risk of the worst outcomes.

The Population Council has published a series of practical tools and resources, program content, reports and research, and webinars to support girls’ programs. We are committed to providing and supporting the thoughtful use of tools that include:

As of 2020, the Council has worked with over 100 partners in 43 countries to reach girls in higher concentrations with measurable results, building the foundation for effective, scalable programs for girls. The Council’s efforts have helped to shape policies and programs of nongovernmental organizations, international agencies, and governments around the world to improve girls’ lives.