APPLICATIONS ON HOLD Please note that the application process for AGIP’s membership is currently on hold as AGIP undergoes a review and reflection process from August to September 2021 to assess its two years’ progress. AGIP will announce on its Twitter account once the application process is reopened. We look forward to connecting with you in October 2021. In the meanwhile, please feel free to reach out to Pooja on with any queries or suggestions.

The Adolescent Girls Investment Plan strives to provide flexibility and multiple avenues for members and supporters to shape the work of AGIP, organisations can join either as a Sub Working group member or as a member of the Community of Practise. Board Members are selected by the wider membership (including Working Group and CoP Members) on a rotating annual basis. 

The work of AGIP is supported by a small Secretariat hosted at Plan International & Girls Not Brides

AGIP is looking to engage a new and wider network of members, especially girl and youth-led groups and networks to help shape our collective mission to advance impactful and evidence-informed investment for adolescent girls. If you believe your organisation or group can bring insights, energy and commitment to the vision and mission of AGIP, please complete the membership form below.

Please note it is not necessary to be a formally registered organisation to join AGIP.

We are keen to engage new members who represent one or more of the following identities:
  • Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
  • Diaspora Organisations working on girls and women’s issues
  • Girl and Youth-led Groups/ Networks/ Funds
  • Humanitarian Organisations
  • Organisations based in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Faith Based Organisations
  • Feminist Organisations
  • Regional, Local (Including rural) and national organisations
  • Private & Financial Sector
  • Intergovernmental Organisations

Our Membership Principles

  • To be a diverse, intergenerational and intersectional coalition of partners who identify as feminist driven organisations
  • To avoid an extractive approach by listening and responding to the needs of those we serve (both adolescent girls and local partners)
  • A commitment to co-creation and recognising the capacity and expertise of all members
  • Seeking feedback and guidance from girls themselves to ensure our contribution and collaboration is meaningful
  • Equitable respect for the voice and priorities of members and the communities that we serve
  • A commitment to anti-racism and decolonising development
  • To openly reflect as a coalition of partners on power, privilege and bias
  • Two-way accountability, transparency and dialogue among members and the AGIP Formal structures
  • Recognise and reward the capacity and expertise of local partners, especially those who are youth and girl-led

AGIP Structure


Works collectively to determine the strategic direction of AGIP and endorses recommendations from the sub-working groups. (Currently co-chaired by Plan International & Girls Not Brides)

Advocacy Sub-working Group

Collectively advocates for the centrality of adolescent girls within key processes, such as the Generation Equality Forum and disseminates evidence products and tools through engagement with national govts.

Evidence Sub-working Group

Leads the development of the AGIP conceptual framework, production of key research reports and AGIP’s Evidence Gap Map.

Adolescent Girls and Youth Working Group

Brings together member expertise and capacities to ensure the safe and meaningful engagement of adolescent girls with AGIP and global gender and child rights movements.

AGIP Community of Practice (CoP)

A space to share, ideate and co-create in solidarity with a wider network of members who wish to contribute to and learn from the development of AGIP.

Currently AGIP has 8 Board Members:

Plan International, Girls Not Brides, IPPF, Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE – ODI), The Population Council, International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW), Malala Fund and Women Deliver. In addition, AGIP Technical partners include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, SheDecides and Save the Children.

Girls Not Brides
Plan International

Advocacy Working Group Members: