One in three teenage girls who have dropped out of high school give pregnancy or parenthood as the key reason. Once they leave, only half of them complete their high school education by age 22, compared with 90 percent of their non-parenting peers.
Tag: womens health
Water is a women’s issue. It’s an important adage, one that highlights how we expect governments to prioritize investments in safe drinking water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH), and water resource management. It links to the theme of this year’s World Water Day, too.
Tuesday marked the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that hat held restrictive state regulation of abortion to be unconstitutional. As this issue has been brought into the forefront this week especially, here is a round-up of opinions from experts on the issue who share their views on protecting, improving […]
There are many ways of looking at the global water crisis: conflict over waterways that cross state or international boundaries, drought or flood creating extremes, conservation and biodiversity, even the choice of whether to use water to grow crops or wash cars. But by far the most common manifestation of the water crisis is the […]