Lack of data on sexual rights leaves millions of girls 'invisible' - report

Lack of data on sexual rights leaves millions of girls 'invisible' - report
 

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of girls are left "invisible" because of a lack of data, a children's charity said on Monday, and the absence of accurate statistics on issues such as sexual violence means policymakers cannot draw up effective plans to help them.
There is no data that fully captures the daily realities of girls in poor communities, Plan International said in a report, including why girls drop out of school or how many become pregnant because of sexual violence.
"We do count how many girls start school, but we actually don't count how many girls... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: Reuters
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