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Fwd: [Right to Health Care] UNICEFS 'STATE OF WORLD'S CHILDREN 2011' REPORT -...



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From: Ashok Agarwal <notification+kr4marbae4mn@facebookmail.com>
Date: Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 10:39 AM
Subject: [Right to Health Care] UNICEFS 'STATE OF WORLD'S CHILDREN 2011' REPORT -...
To: Palash Biswas <palashbiswaskl@gmail.com>


UNICEFS 'STATE OF WORLD'S CHILDREN 2011' REPORT - INDIA'S APPALLING FIGURES- 56 percent girls are anaemic, on par with Congo, Burkina Faso & Guinea 47 percent girls in the age group of 15-19 year are underweight - the highest underweight adolescent girl population  43 percent of girls were married off before the age of 18. Only Bangladesh, Niger and Chad have higher figures 22 percent gave birth before they turned 18 6000 adolescent mothers die every year School attendance dropped from 86 percent at primary level to 64 percent for secondary schooling For girls, school attendance dropped sharply as they move from primary to secondary school - from 83 percent to 59 percent
Ashok Agarwal 10:39am Feb 26
UNICEFS 'STATE OF WORLD'S CHILDREN 2011' REPORT - INDIA'S APPALLING FIGURES-
56 percent girls are anaemic, on par with Congo, Burkina Faso & Guinea
47 percent girls in the age group of 15-19 year are underweight - the highest underweight adolescent girl population
43 percent of girls were married off before the age of 18. Only Bangladesh, Niger and Chad have higher figures
22 percent gave birth before they turned 18
6000 adolescent mothers die every year
School attendance dropped from 86 percent at primary level to 64 percent for secondary schooling
For girls, school attendance dropped sharply as they move from primary to secondary school - from 83 percent to 59 percent

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