Baseline Evaluation of ‘SWANIRBHAR’ project aimed on Improving wellbeing of out-of-school adolescent girls through knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Livelihood skills in Bihar State- The Centre for Development and Population Activities
CEDPA India collaborated with Women Development Corporation (WDC) in Bihar to implement ‘Swanirbhar’ Project aimed at economic empowerment of adolescent girls.
TRIOS conducted baseline evaluations in using case control methodology by selecting 4 intervention blocks and 2 control blocks in two districts of Bihar. The baseline assessed the current knowledge and attitude of the adolescent girls on various livelihood options.
Study also assessed their current behavior on utilization of vocational skills and their knowledge and attitude on issues of sexual and reproductive health, hygiene, and nutrition.
The survey covered around 730 adolescent girls in two districts of Bihar and outcomes and prospective changes regarding various livelihood options were suggested.