Turning Point

Changing the Course for Adolescent Girls Worldwide
 

Investing in adolescent girls today will yield results that last a lifetime.

Help give girls everywhere a chance to grow into healthy, empowered women, to choose whom and when to marry, and to postpone motherhood until they are adults. Together we can help change the course of their lives for the better.

 

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Turning Point

Girls who marry before 18 are more likely to experience domestic violence than their peers who marry later.

Adolescent girls and women aged 15 to 24 make up 75 percent of youth infected with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

Educating adolescent girls is a critical factor in increasing the age of marriage in developing countries.

Pregnancy is consistently among the leading causes of death worldwide for adolescent girls aged 15 to 19.

If present trends continue, 142 million girls will marry over the next decade. That’s over 38,000 girls married every day for the next 10 years.

Meet the People We're Empowering

Not Her Mother's Daughter
Out of the Shadows: Child Marriage in Ethiopia
Finding Her Voice
Girls Take HIV Risk into Their Own Hands

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