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The Impact of Adolescent Girls Employment Program: The EPAG Project in Liberia

Lab Area: Economic Opportunity

Region: Africa

Categories: Positive Youth Development and Workforce Development

This paper presents findings from the impact evaluation of the Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (EPAG) project in Liberia. The impact evaluation found that employment and earnings among the participants increased significantly. In addition, the project was shown to have positive effects on a variety of empowerment measures, including access to money, self-confidence, and anxiety about circumstances and the future.

Source: The World Bank