The calendar showcases our work over the coming months in collaboration with our partners, including non-profit partners, the state and central government, funders and young people who are committed to engaging more actively in their communities


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jan 12

National Youth Day celebrations

The National Youth Day celebrations brings youth ambassadors and our partner organizations in one platform to discuss narratives around sexual reproductive health

jan 14

Listening Circles with network of organization

With the advent of the third wave and vaccination opening up for young people, listening circles are a space for the 10to19 community to provide listen to each other’s challenges and brainstorm solutions

buffering now

The ‘Buffering Now’ report focuses on how organizations can harness digital technology into their programming. The full report can be found here

India Needs to Learn – A Case for Keeping Schools Open

A report by Teach for India and Boston Consulting Group on ‘a case for keeping schools open’, endorsed by Dasra 


feb 3

Launch of DAC’s youth advisory board

Launch of DAC’s a youth advisory board with the support of Pravah to ensure active participation of young people in issues and programs that affect them 

feb 8

Launch of youth advisory group for youth coalition

Launch of youth advisory group to co-create and guide the vision and strategy of the youth coalition program 

feb 21 - 22

All partners meet for youth coalition

Partners meet to officially kick off the youth coalition program 


An adolescent-first approach to implementation

Knowledge product showcasing 10to19’s approach and implementation model for youth engagement, intended for use by civil society and government partners 

Youth-First landscape and Guide

A knowledge product that explores various case-studies that engages young people in a participatory manner, both globally and in India. 

Supporting NITI Aayog sub-committee on youth engagement: Insight report

Insight report on supporting NITI Aayog sub-committee on Youth Engagement to co-create strategies for youth participation through design-thinking workshop 

Climate Change Report

“Climate change impacts everyone but the future belongs to young people” 

A report focusing on the disproportionate impact that climate change can have on education, health, water and sanitation and child marriage and trafficking. Click here to read an introduction to the report 

Communication materials for young people around COVID-19 and vaccinations

Communication materials collated with support from National Health Mission, Jharkhand to alleviate concerns of young people around COVID-19 vaccination and address other concerns ranging from isolation to anxiety 

march 21 - 24

dasra philanthropy week

A virtual platform that brings together development sector leaders and change-makers to strengthen the dialogue around India’s development. DAC sessions include a session for funders around ‘Giving with and for youth – a dialogue exploring participatory approaches in philanthropy’ and ‘Voices from the ground – powering through the pandemic’ 

Please check the calendar regularly as event dates may change and new dates will be added

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past events



july 10

Youth Consultation with Young people from Jharkhand and Bihar

To understand the impact of COVID-19 on young people and create a safe space for them to share their experience and challenges.

july 15

Voices from the Ground: Learning circle on Adolescent Health and Well-being

We are creating a learning space for organisations working on adolescents health and well-being to come together to listen, learn and share. We are organising this in partnership with PRIA.

week 4

july 26

Consultation with young people and CSOs on #FP2030

Voices from the Ground: Learning Circle on Education & Livelihood


week 1

aug 5

Youth Consultation with Young People

week 2

aug 12

Voices from the Ground: Focussed Group Discussion on Education and Livelihood

week 3

Voices from the Ground: Focussed Group Discussion

week 4

Voices from the Ground: Focussed Group Discussion


Exploratory research on Learning-to-Earning

Publish written works and insights based on exploratory research on the Learning-to-Earning ecosystem

Ab meri baari video

Ab Meri Baari video on SRHR and teenage pregnancy


week 1

March 2

choose to challenge: achieving an equal future for india's adolescents

Virtual Conference on best practices and learnings in adolescent-focused programs with representatives of the national government, implementing partners, funders and other key stakeholders

week 2

Media Workshop II - Ending Teenage Pregnancy

A second sensitisation workshop further informing and educating the media on teenage pregnancy and its impact on young girls and ways to work towards ending teenage pregnancy

week 3

march 15-19

Dasra philanthropy week

Dasra Philanthropy Week is an annual convening of nonprofit leaders, philanthropists, foundations, policymakers and other key stakeholders to discuss the way forward for India’s development.


week 3

jan 20

Media Workshop I - Understanding Teenage Pregnancy

A sensitisation workshop for the media to increase awareness and urgency around the state of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and teenage pregnancy in Jharkhand

week 4

jan 24

Ab Meri Baari | Digital Engagement Campaign

Launching our digital engagement campaign with an Ab Meri Baari social media handle to showcase stories from our youth champions, influencers, parents, teachers on the issue of ending teenage pregnancy


week 1

feb 1

Ab Meri Baari year 2 launch

Launch of the Ab Meri Baari campaign reflecting on the success, and building upon the journey and commitment of youth champions to further integrate into and influence communities to tackle issues around SRHR and teenage pregnancy

week 3

Roundtable with government on teenage pregnancy

Roundtable with government to discuss and co-create plans to address teenage pregnancy as part of the Ab Meri Baari campaign including a press interaction showcasing their committment to the wellbeing of adolescents in the state

Consultation with the government on adolescent health

Consultation with the Government of Jharkhand on Youth Participation in Adolescent Health Services

week 4

All Partners Meet

A 10to19 all partners meet to discuss roles, best practices and share learning

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Reference Example for easy understanding

Table 1

The policy gap(s) addressed by the program

The exclusion of young people in the decision-making process for policy issues surrounding adolescents

Community need(s) addressed by the program

Greater awareness and understanding of adolescent issues regarding their education, sexual and reproductive health, and early marriage

Opportunity for innovation addressed by the program

The opportunity to bring and work together with critical stakeholders on a single platform

Table 2

Day-to-day program activities

Stakeholder management, vendor management

Periodic program activities

Monitoring, Reporting, Training of Personnel

One-off program activities

Government advocacy, designing campaigns

Tools/frameworks/systems & processes/ways of working from the program

Systems Change Framework

Table 3

Program practices

Is the practice impactful? If yes, list down why?

Is the practice sustainable? If yes, list down why?   

Is the practice scalable? If yes, list down why?  

Is the practice innovative and/or unique? If yes, list down why?  

Youth-led social audits and presenting youth-centric priorities directly to decision makers

Yes, as it allows young people to directly engage with decision makers and contribute to the decision-making process

Yes, as it equips young people with leadership skills. It is also cost effective due to the long-term gains it offers upon initial investment

Yes, as such training modules can be replicated across multiple initiatives by other practitioners & organizations. In addition, trained young people can also train other young people

Yes, as it follows an approach which centers its design and delivery around young people, in an end-to-end manner






Table 4

Promising Practice

Youth-led social audits and presenting youth-centric priorities directly to decision makers to: (i) create a platform for youth to exercise their agency (ii) effectively engage decision makers


  • Verbal evidence from community
  • Verbal feedback from on-ground team members
  • Project report & surveys


Community feedback of adolescents feeling confident, understood, and acknowledge

On-ground team feedback on creation of government champions for the project’s objectives

Project report and surveys observe greater youth involvement and efficacy in engaging directly with decision maker

Table 5


Promising Practice

Youth-led social audits and presenting youth-centric priorities directly to decision makers to: (i) create a platform for youth to exercise their agency (ii) effectively engage decision makers

The demographic it addresses

Adolescents from the age of 10 to 19 years

The gap/ need/ opportunity it addresses

The exclusion of adolescents and young people in the decision-making process for policy issues regarding adolescents and young people

Govt stakeholders

Holding consultations with critical stakeholders and young people from the inception of a program


Taking inputs from all stakeholders and young people before initiating a new project to ensure a deeper visibility and understanding of their demographic and its needs

Other Practitioners

Engaging young people in decision-making processes to adopt a more collaborative approach between stakeholders and young people

Community Stakeholders

Undertaking youth-led social audits and engagement with decision makers to engage directly with young people, understand their needs & concerns and influence change at the community level


Objective Review


Promising Practices and recommendations ratified by at least one member/ partner organization/ community/ MEL partners outside of ‘the team’


Objective Review


To validate the final promising practice and recommendation(s) by at least one person/ partner organization/ community/ MEL partners outside of the team.




2-3 promising practices documenting:


  • What gap/need is addressed
  • How it is addressed and the change that is created
  • The potential for replicating along with recommendations for implementing




To document the promising practices in a detailed manner


Develop into a recommendation


Well-articulated recommendation(s) addressing:


  • Demographic to cater to
  • Gaps/needs/opportunities addressed by the practice
  • The change brought in by implementing such a practice




To construct a recommendation in a brief, specific and clear-cut format which would assist other initiatives in implementing the same




Obtaining qualitative and/or quantitative data to assess the promise of the shortlisted practices according to the five guiding factors

Arriving at first list of promising practices




To substantiate the shortlisted practices by collating gathered data in the form of:


  • Feedback from the community
  • Verbal accounts of the ground team
  • Documentation reports
  • Other valuable data


List & Shortlist



  • Policy gaps
  • Community needs
  • Opportunities for innovation and other aspects that the program is addressing.

    Creating a list of program practices that are working on-ground in bridging gaps/needs/opportunities.


List & Shortlist


To identify gaps/needs/opportunities and to shortlist program practices that are impactful, sustainable, scalable, innovative and/or unique.