Why adolescent girls? Why now?

A statistical snapshot of the state of adolescent girls in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Tres adolescentes peruanas de la región Ucayali.
UNICEF/UN0403929/Garcia

Highlights

This statistical brochure highlights that adolescent girls in Latin America and the Caribbean face a range of challenges that jeopardize their rights to quality health and nutrition, learning and skills building opportunities, economic security and freedom from violence, exploitation, and harmful practices.

Cover Why adolescent girls?
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UNICEF
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English, Spanish

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