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    The World Population Day, Bangladesh. The theme of the day this year was “Investing in teenage girls.” According to UNFPA, teenage girls around… Read More
    The World Population Day, Bangladesh. The theme of the day this year was “Investing in teenage girls.” According to UNFPA, teenage girls around the world face enormous challenges. Many are considered by their communities or parents to be ready for marriage and motherhood. Many are forced from school, damaging their future prospects. Even among girls who stay in school, access to basic information about their health, human rights and reproductive rights can be hard to come by, leaving them vulnerable to illness, injury and exploitation. These challenges are exacerbated among marginalised girls, such as members of ethnic minorities or those living in poverty or remote areas. Yet when teenage girls are empowered, when they know about their rights and are given the tools to succeed, they become agents of positive change in their communities. Read Less
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