Difficulties in Developing Countries
"The second most common cause of death for girls between the ages of 15-19 is complications from pregnancy and childbirth.
Girls between the ages of 10-14 are five times more likely to die in pregnancy or childbirth than women aged 20-24.
75% of HIV-infected youth between the ages of 15-24 are girls.
50% of all sexual assaults worldwide are against girls 15 or younger.
One in seven girls in developing countries is married before the age of 15 (excluding China)." (Girl Up)
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