Jun 29, 2021 Learning & Reflections

To get gender transformative, go multi-generational

Yet for adolescent girls, the forces that shape her world too often hold her back from being able to #VoiceHerChoice. To achieve...
Oct 27, 2020 Learning & Reflections

Part 2: Takeaways from Testing Prototypes… Remotely

This is part two of our series on A360 Ethiopia's experience designing and testing Smart Start's adaptation for in-school girls. Read...
Oct 27, 2020 Learning & Reflections

Part 1: Prototyping in a Pandemic

This is part one of our series on A360 Ethiopia's experience designing and testing Smart Start's adaptation for in-school girls. Read part...
Aug 18, 2020 Resources - Presentations and Publications

Technical Briefs: The Case of A360

With powerful global evidence demonstrating the risks to maternal and child health posed by too early and too frequent childbearing, and...
Feb 27, 2020 Learning & Reflections - Failures

18 Months of Learning Since A360’s Midterm Evaluation

As part of our routine reflection and learning, we’ve convened to consider our inroads, failures and persistent gaps in the 18 months...
Feb 24, 2020 Voices From the Field - Ethiopia

School First, Baby Later

Eshe and Kofi just got married. Now, the pressure is on. Their families expect them to have a baby right away. The couple has other...
Feb 20, 2020 Learning & Reflections

In Ethiopia, We’re Going to Scale — Nationwide

Through RISE, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, with an investment from the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and with technical...
Nov 14, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Why Melinda Gates Sees Contraception as a Stepping Stone for Girls’ Dreams  

“All of these girls told me they want to be mothers—and they want to be good ones,” tweeted Melinda Gates on the heels of her...
Oct 16, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Gates Open Research: A360’s learning and partnership with Ethiopia’s Health Extension Program

In Ethiopia, A360's Smart Start supports the Health Extension Program to “catch-up” by serving all married girls aged 15-19 and their...
Sep 25, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Accelerating Toward the SDGs, one Smart Start at a Time

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates awarded PSI’s flagship youth-powered sexual and reproductive health (SRH) program in Ethiopia, Adolescents...