Most read reports
- Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 3, September 2018
- A Future Stolen: Young and out of school
- The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018: Building climate resilience for food security and nutrition [EN/AR/RU]
- ECOWAS calls for increased coordination to address security and developmental challenges in Sahel region
- Levels & Trends in Child Mortality: Report 2018
Worldwide, about 70 million girls aged between 15 and 19 have been victims of some form of physical violence and about 200 million girls have been victims of genital mutilation. Every year, around 15 million girls get married before turning 18 and about 16 million girls aged 15 -19 give birth to a child. Every year a million and a half girls are killed worldwide before being born, due to sex-selective abortions.