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Author: Suzanne Petroni
Suicide and Adolescent Girls
Meeting the needs of girls is critical to achieving a range of development outcomes, and we cannot meet girls’ needs if we neglect their mental health.
The New Leading Killer of Adolescent Girls
Reprinted with permission from the Thomson Reuters Foundation As an advocate working in a research institute, I rely on evidence to understand and underscore the importance of issues. Over the […]
Changing the World, One Girl at a Time
As a former child athlete and now dedicated fan of women’s sports, I was riveted last month when Mo’Ne Davis pitched the Taney Dragons into Little League World Championship history […]
Women Want the Global Gag Rule Gone for Good
Thirty years ago this week, the Ronald Reagan Administration announced at an international conference in Mexico City a harsh new policy that set the U.S. on a course of playing […]
Family Planning for Adolescents: The Missing Ingredient?
Reprinted from the Thomson Reuters Foundation with permission. This week in London, several hundred advocates and allies, including myself, will join government officials from around the world, led by British […]
7 Billion Reasons
By Suzanne Petroni Chances are, you’ll hear or read soon that the world’s population is about to hit 7 billion. Get ready for cool graphics demonstrating its remarkable escalation over the […]