UCL Institute of the Americas


UNICEF publishes Maxine Molyneux's think piece on adolescents and social protection

30 January 2020

The UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti (International Child Development Centre) has just published an article by Maxine Molyneux (UCL Americas) in its Think Pieces: Gender-Responsive & Age-Sensitive Social Protection Series.

Maxine Molyneux article for UNICEF

The increased attention devoted to adolescents in global policy is timely and welcome. When not neglected altogether, adolescent’s needs are typically subsumed within policy briefs on children or adults, or narrowly focused on tackling particular social problems that young people are seen to be uniquely responsible for. Read the complete article here.

Maxine Molyneux is Professor of Sociology at UCL Americas.