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UN: Investing in Girls Pays Huge Economic, Developmental Dividends

A new United Nations report argues that investing in the education, health and well-being of 10-year-old girls will pay huge economic and developmental dividends for societies worldwide. Globally, boys tend to be favored over girls.  This is particularly true in the developing world where data show discrimination against girls deprives them of an education and makes them vulnerable to harmful practices. The newly released State of World Population 2016 report finds more than half...

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