Audrey Anderson is an Associate at Oxu Solutions, a consulting firm based in Washington, DC, where she specializes in evidence-based programming for adolescent girls. Her prior experience includes curriculum development, education and social entrepreneurship in Latin America, Africa and Asia. She holds a bachelor’s from the College of William & Mary, and a master’s degree in international education and development from George Washington University. Follow her on Twitter at @aeande.
The claim that sanitary pads keep girls in school cannot be the foundation of menstrual hygiene management, writes Audrey Anderson of Oxu Solutions in this guest column. Given what the existing research says — and doesn't say — about the impact of MHM, where do development practitioners and girls' rights advocates go from here?
How did digital data collection in Indonesia help address adolescent reproductive health? In this commentary, Audrey Anderson, senior associate of Plan International USA, discusses the importance of evidence-based and holistic programs.