News tagged with girls

Child marriages: 39,000 every day

Between 2011 and 2020, more than 140 million girls will become child brides, according to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Mar 07, 2013
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Young Mexican mother was 12 or 13: authorities

Mexican authorities said Wednesday that a young girl who gave birth last month was 12 or 13 and not nine as originally reported, and that her stepfather is the father of the newborn.

Feb 14, 2013
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Peer pressure trumps 'thin' ideals in the media

Peers exert a greater influence on teenage girls' dissatisfaction with their bodies than do thin ideals in television or social media use, according to new research by Dr. Christopher J. Ferguson and colleagues from Texas ...

Jan 30, 2013
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