Financial Times Features Series Of Articles On Investing In Girls, Gender Equality

Financial Times: Girls: The Path to Gender Equality
“Investing in girls and narrowing the gender gap brings a ‘triple benefit’ to society,” the series summary says. Highlights from the series include the following articles, among others:

Financial Times: Why invest in teenage girls?
“The economic argument is compelling: adolescence is the moment to secure a triple benefit for society…” (Gordon, 10/10).

Financial Times: Tanzania’s enemies of the state: pregnant young women
“The country’s president has condemned teenage girls who become pregnant as ‘immoral,’ banning them from ever returning to school…” (Aglionby, 10/10).

Financial Times: Nepali women on their period sent out in the cold
“‘Chhaupadi,’ the practice of banishing menstruating girls, is divisive and potentially dangerous…” (Parajuli, 10/10).

Financial Times: Dutch minister Lilianne Ploumen: Why I stood up for adolescent girls
“America’s regressive policies on abortion are a calamity for girls’ and women’s rights that the rest of the world must counter…” (Ploumen, 10/10).

Financial Times: Nigerian women face their fears and start using contraception
“As the country’s population soars, health care workers are fighting resistance from religious groups…” (Findlay, 10/10).

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