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Why We Must Invest in Early Adolescence: Early Intervention, Lasting Impact

01 Oct 2017

Over the past 20 years, we have seen global reductions in maternal mortality and gains in early childhood survival [1]. As world leaders are now increasingly focused on achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that all women, girls, and adolescents have equal chances of surviving and thriving, it is timely for us as funders to use our collective voice to heighten global attention and investment to one specific, and often understudied, group: young adolescents aged 10–14 years.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in Journal of Adolescent Health