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Uganda Wakes Up to Plight of Adolescent Girls

Uganda has become the first country in the world to institute an Adolescent Girls Vulnerability Index, thus recognizing the unique challenges that teenage girls face and their effect on society as a whole.  The index could help with policy making. Earlier this month the Ugandan government and UNICEF released a study providing a rare glimpse into an issue largely ignored by the development community. The Adolescent Girls Vulnerability Index, the first of its kind in the world, measured ...

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