To meet the unique sexual and reproductive health needs of its large adolescent and youth population, Ethiopia’s government has expanded and institutionalized youth-friendly services (YFS) at all levels of the health system. To help inform and improve these efforts, the Evidence Project, in collaboration with USAID/Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health, conducted a […]


Married young women and girls are the primary users of youth-centered sexual and reproductive health services in Ethiopia and, given the health risks associated with early and closely-spaced pregnancies, represent an especially important population to reach with SRH services. This brief looks specifically at the needs and preferences for family planning and reproductive health services […]


This outcome analysis provides detailed results of a 2016 household follow-on survey and outcome assessment for the Tuungane project. Tuungane (‘let’s unite’ in Kiswahili) is working near Mahale Mountains National Park, in Tanzania’s Kigoma Region. The area is remote, and villages here lack access to critical health services including modern contraception, safe water, and education. […]


This toolkit was developed by Business for Social Responsibility in partnership with the Evidence Project to produce better health and business results from existing workplace health and wellness investments, allocate resources more effectively, and address high priority needs of women and men workers. The toolkit is focused on both the quality of health services provided […]

Journal Article

While physical effects alone may stop women from continuing a contraceptive method, less is known about how side effects influence women’s daily activities and lives. The purpose of this study is to understand the ways that side effects affect Bangladeshi women’s participation in different social settings.