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Fiona Samuels

Working paper

Digital approaches to adolescent mental health: a review of the literature

Young people are more engaged with digital technologies than ever before, and health interventions increasingly build on these new technological opportunities. This literature review investigates digital approaches to addressing adolescent mental health and psychosocial-related challenges with a focus on low- and middle-income countries.
Working paper

Sexual health and economic empowerment of young women and girls in Cuba: exploring the role of social norms

This literature review brings together evidence on the linkages between social norms and sexual and reproductive health (SRH), as well as between social norms and women’s economic empowerment (WEE). The focus is on Cuba, but broader evidence is presented from the Latin America and Caribbean...
Report

The potential of Nepal’s social security allowance schemes to support emergency flood response

The aim of this study is to complement ongoing work on the role of social protection in responding to emergencies in Nepal. The study uses a mixed-methods research approach to assess the potential role of the social security allowance (SSA) schemes to support emergency response...
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Between work and care: older women's economic empowerment

Women’s economic empowerment has gained increasing attention within the global development agenda in recent years, bolstered by the adoption of a range of relevant targets within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. Yet the specific experiences of older women often remain underexplored and unrecognised...