Addressing Adolescent Girls' Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS: Lessons from the Meri Life Meri Choice Project

Publish Year
Population Council
Author Name
Mehra S., Singh R.R., Nair V., Santhya K.G., Francis Zavier A.J.

The Meri Life, Meri Choice project was developed to reduce HIV vulnerabilities of rural adolescent girls and young women in India. This was done through providing socially disadvantaged, out-of-school girls with knowledge around sexual and reproductive health, increasing their utilization of sexual health services, creating a supportive environment to reduce vulnerabilities. The Population Council evaluated the acceptability, feasibility, and effectiveness of this model using cross-sectional, quasi-experimental evaluation methods.