Progress for Children: A Report Card on Adolescents

Having just returned from Tanzania and witnessed the difficult situation of rural adolesecnt girls -their families struck by HIV/Aids, they are under pressure to get married early and often subject to continuous sexual harrasment, this report card by UNICEF deserves to  be read and understood. Even better when action can be taken!

From INEE newsletter

Progress for Children: A Report Card on Adolescents

(UNICEF)The report, for example, identifies sub-Saharan Africa as the most challenging place for an adolescent to live. The adolescent population of the region is still growing, and it is projected to have the greatest number of adolescents in the world by 2050. But only half the children in sub-Saharan Africa complete primary school and youth employment is low.

The full report is available here.

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