The Furthest First: Why Social Connectivity Matters for Adolescent Girls

May 21, 2016
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Adolescent girls from vulnerable communities in India fall squarely in the middle of several spheres of disadvantage, such as youth, gender and poverty. Girls go without adequate healthcare, education, nutrition and opportunities. They are denied basic human rights and are exposed to violence and discrimination within the home and in public spaces. This makes them the most disconnected people in India.