UNICEF Photography

Gender issues
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Violence against girls

Liberia, 2012: Girls at a transition centre for children in contact with the law, in Monrovia. The centre provides care, shelter, protection and other support, including for children who have been abandoned or are survivors of gender-based violence. As 11 October marks the International Day of the Girl Child, a new compilation of data released by UNICEF reveals the magnitude of violence adolescent girls worldwide continue to endure.

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