Author: World Bank
Agency: World Bank
Full Citation: World Bank. (2013). Life skills: What are they, why do they matter, and how are they taught? (Adolescent Girls Initiative (AGI) Learning from Practice Series). Washington, DC: World Bank Group. Retrieved from http://www.worldbank.org/content/dam/Worldbank/document/Gender/1323447_AGI_LearningFromPracticeSeries.pdf
Overview: Life skills programs can empower and guide learners to think critically about how gender norms and human rights govern their interactions with others and affect their behaviors, which is a feature of the Adolescent Girls Initiative (AGI) pilot. This brief includes life skills definitions, implementation framework and lessons learned.