While there is international recognition of the importance of life skills for child and youth development, more knowledge is required to better understand the broad spectrum of life skills that young women in developing countries in particular require, and how non-formal education contexts can best deliver these skills. The new report by the Brookings Institute and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), published in April 2018, sought to help fill this knowledge gap through a systematic cross-national study of non-formal life skills programs for girls.
For the key findings of the study, click on: Life Skills in Non-Formal Contexts for Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries
For the full report, go to this page.