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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

[October 2022] Explore the new ADH!

Data + Analytics

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.



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

Online Series: What Works to End Child Marriage

Register here for this upcoming webinar, hosted by Girls Not Brides, to understand how we can strengthen gender-transformative collective action to address child marriage and advance girls’ rights. The webinar will also preview an upcoming facilitation guide on gender-transformative collective action and perspectives from member organizations across Africa.

Safety First: Eliminate Violence to Transform Education

Watch the recording of a special event presented on the sidelines of the Transforming Education Summit, on the scope and scale of violence in schools, what some of the proven and promising solutions are, and what governments, NGOs and the research community needs to do next to eliminate violence to transform education. 

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.