Youth Space: Empowerment and Improved Health Among Young Mothers

As part of the LIFT-UP Initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CARE Ecuador conducted qualitative and quantitative study on Youth Space. The study focused on exploring the Youth Space model and assessing whether adopting health services to the specific needs of young mothers as part of a specialized, integrated health intervention leads to greater empowerment and increases the frequency of their utilization of antenatal care services.