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The Adolescent Atlas for Action (A3) is a suite of tools that summarizes the lives and needs of adolescents around the world to promote evidence-based decision-making.

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Easy-to-grasp analytics and data visualizations designed for the busiest stakeholders


Essential information on adolescents at global, national, and sub-national levels for over 100 countries


High-quality, up-to-date evidence curated by the Population Council

Announcement: Introducing the Adolescent and Young People (AY) Migration Dashboard

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Dynamic dashboards with global, national, and sub-national insights to promote data-driven programs, policies, and investments. Click here for video tutorials on each dashboard. Visit the Resources page to learn more.


A dashboard mapping global, national, and sub-national data on key indicators of adolescent well-being.


A database of adolescent-relevant, national policies enacted around the world.


A catalog of more than 700 data sources on adolescents and young people living in low-and middle-income countries. 

A dashboard exploring gender gaps on key indicators of adolescent well-being.

A dashboard providing insights into migration among adolescents and young people.



Briefs and user guides that detail the data and methods behind our dashboards and help you get started.

A3 Insights

Data-driven narratives, ideas, and news to help connect the dots and create a holistic picture of adolescent experiences.


Latest News from the Adolescent Space

Adaptation in Crisis: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Emergency Settings

Learn key insights from a recent GIRL Center event that brought together data and lessons learned from researchers and practitioners working on the ground to reach displaced adolescent girls.

Commemorating International Day of the Girl in Guatemala

Read our latest recap summarizing an event organized by the Vice Presidency of the Republic of Guatemala, in partnership with social organizations, to celebrate International Day of the Girl.

About Us

The A3 was developed and is currently maintained by the GIRL Center at the Population Council with funding from the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Stay current on the latest A3 data, resources, insights, and news and learn more about how you can use data to inform your decisions.