Youth gang membership and violence in low - and middle - income  countries: a  systematic review
About this review
Youth gang membership and violence in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review (Part I), was submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of grant SR5.1117 (part 1) issued under Systematic Review Window 5. This report is the first of a two-part systematic review on the predictors of youth participation in gangs and the effectiveness of interventions to reduce their involvement in them and youth gang-related violence in low-and middle-income countries. This review and the second part,Youth gang violence and preventative measures in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review (Part II) are both available on the 3ie website.
3ie is publishing this report as received from the authors; it has been formatted to 3ie style.This review has also been published by the Campbell Collaboration and is available here.

Funding for this systematic review was provided by the United States Agency for International Development.
All content is the sole responsibility of the authors and does not represent the opinions of 3ie, its donors or its board of commissioners. Any errors are also the sole responsibility of the authors. Comments or queries should be directed to the correspond
ing author, Angela Higginson,

Part I is attached below, as well as online here.
Part II can be accessed online here.


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