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Pupils wearing boater hats as part of their school uniform pose for a group picture

British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM during Christmas Break

By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  As many families prepare to holiday abroad during the festive season, British charities on Monday warned that girls taken...
Dutch King Willem-Alexander visits the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam

Empty, Haunting Anne Frank House Museum Revamped for New Generation

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters)  The Anne Frank House Museum, built around the secret apartment where the Jewish teenager and her family hid from the Nazis,...
Farhia Mohamed Farah, a 20-year-old Somali refugee now living in Kenya

Lost Lives, Lost Billions: The Cost of Child Marriage in Africa

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Child marriage is costing African countries at least $60 billion in lost lifetime earnings, more than what the world...
Millie Bobby Brown, the teenage star of Netflix series "Stranger Things", speaks after being named the UNICEF'S youngest ever Goodwill Ambassador in New York

Netflix Star Millie Bobby Brown, 14, Named Youngest-Ever UNICEF Envoy

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) The United Nations children's agency UNICEF appointed Millie Bobby Brown, the star of hit Netflix series "Stranger Things", as its...
Empty condom wrapper lies on the street in Havana

20 Mln Girls in Developing World Lack Access to Contraception

By Sonia Elks LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Six million unwanted pregnancies and two million unsafe abortions could be avoided each year by helping teenage girls in...
HVP vaccination not linked with rise in teen risky sex

HVP Vaccination Not Linked with Rise in Teen Risky Sex

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) A new study adds to earlier evidence that getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) does not lead girls to...