Social inclusion and gender equality

Ending child marriage

Selected resources

Greene, Margaret E., Stephanie Perlson, Alice Taylor and Giovanna Lauro.
2015. Engaging Men and Boys to Address the Practice of Child Marriage. Washington, DC: GreeneWorks.

Greene, Margaret E. 2014. Ending Child Marriage in a Generation: What Research is Needed? New York: Ford Foundation and Washington, DC: GreeneWorks.

Fussell, M. Elizabeth, and Margaret E. Greene. 2006. “Demographic Trends Affecting the World’s Youth.” In Sherrod, Lonnie R., ed., Youth Activism: An International Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Mathur, Sanyukta, Margaret Greene and Anju Malhotra. 2003. Too Young To Wed: The Lives, Rights and Health of Young Married Girls. Washington, DC: International Center for Research on Women.

Selected presentations

Making the case for a global campaign to end child marriage. Presentation to The Elders, Johannesburg, SA, May 2010.


Selected resources

Greene, Margaret E. and Omar J. Robles. 2013. A Sustainable, Thriving Cocoa Sector for Future Generations: The business case for why women matter and what to do about it. A report prepared for Mars Chocolate.

Greene, ME, OJ Robles, K Stout and T Suvilaakso. 2012. A Girl’s Right to Learn Without Fear: Working to End Gender-Based Violence at School. Toronto: Plan Canada.

Jain, Saranga, Margaret E. Greene, Zayid Douglas, Myra Betron, and Katherine Fritz. 2011. Compendium of programs in Africa series: Case Studies on HIV & gender in Zambia, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda and Mozambique. Arlington, VA: USAID’s AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources, AIDSTAR-One, Task Order 1.

Caro, Deborah, Margaret E. Greene, Vasudha Pangare and Roshmi Goswami. 2010. Gender Assessment: USAID/India, Washington, DC: DevTech Systems.

Greene, Margaret E. and Andrew Levack. 2010. Synchronizing Gender Strategies: A Cooperative Model for Gender Transformation Washington, DC: Population Reference Bureau for the Interagency Gender Working Group of USAID.

Greene, Margaret E. Laura Cardinal and Eve Goldstein-Siegel. 2010. Girls Speak: A New Voice in Global Development. Washington, DC: ICRW.

Levine, Ruth Cynthia B. Lloyd, Margaret E. Greene and Caren Grown. 2009. Girls Count: A Global Investment and Action Agenda. Washington, DC: Center for Global Development.


The Future of Twelve: A Discussion on the Status of Girls. WomenWinning, Minneapolis, MN, October 2010.

The Girl Effect (Keynote address). General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Cleveland, Ohio, June 2009.

Gender Inequality and the Demographic Dividend (with Jeffrey Edmeades and Anju Malhotra). Population Association of America annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2008.

Integrating a Gender Perspective into Reproductive Health Programs: Does It Make a Difference to Outcomes (with Carol Boender, Karen Hardee, Diana Santana, Diana Santillán, and Sidney Schuler). Population Association of America annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN, April 2008

Working With Men and Boys To Promote Gender Equality and Improve Health

Selected resources
Greene, Margaret E. Gary Barker, Peju Olukoya, Peter Pawlak, Juan M. Contreras, A Taylor, B Heilman. (Forthcoming) What Happens When We Engage Men? Analysis and Review of the Benefits and Risks. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Levtov R, van der Gaag N, Greene M, Kaufman M, and Barker G
(2015). State of the World’s Fathers Washington, DC: Promundo, Rutgers, Save the Children, Sonke Gender Justice, and the MenEngage Alliance. Executive Summary | Resumen y recomendaciones

Barker, Gary, Margaret E. Greene, et al. 2012. Men Who Care: A Multi-Country Qualitative Study of Men in Non-Traditional Caregiving Roles. Washington, D.C.: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Rio de Janeiro: Instituto Promundo.

Greene, Margaret E. and Gary Barker. 2011. “Masculinity and Its Public Health Implications for Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Prevention,” In Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health, Richard Parker and Marni Sommer, Eds. London: Routledge.

Greene, Margaret E. and Gary Barker. 2011. “¿Que Tienen que Ver Los Hombres con Esto? Reflexiones Sobre La Inclusión De Los Hombres y Las Masculinidades en Las Políticas Públicas para Promover La Equidad De Género,” In Masculinidades y Políticas Públicas: Involucrando Hombres en la Equidad de Género, Michele Sadler and Francisco Aguayo, Eds. Santiago: Universidad de Chile.

Barker, Gary, Margaret E. Greene, et al. 2010. What Men Have to Do with It: Public Policies to Promote Gender Equality. Washington, DC: International Center for Research on Women.

United Nations Population Fund. 2005. The State of World Population 2005: The Promise of Equality: Gender Equity, Reproductive Health and the MDGs. New York: UNFPA. (section on Partnering with Boys and Men)

Greene, Margaret E., and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2000. “Absent and Problematic Men: Demographic Accounts of Male Reproductive Roles.” Population and Development Review 26(1): 81-115.

Greene, Margaret E., Diane Rubino, Megan Drennan (Eds.) 1999. “HIM: Helping Involve Men. An Essential Library of Readings on Men and Reproductive Health.” (CD-ROM) Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs: Baltimore, MD.

Selected presentations

Because I Am a Girl 2011: What About the Boys? (keynote address). Plan Finland launch. Helsinki, September 2011.

UNIFEM and MenEngage Panel on Engaging Men to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, including in the context of HIV and AIDS. Commission on the Status of Women, New York, NY March 2010.

Involving Men to Improve Reproductive Health for All (keynote address). International conference supported by USAID Interagency Gender Working Group, Washington, DC, September 2003.