This report provides information on the status of laws, policies, and practices that block or support pregnant or married girls’ access to education. It also provides recommendations for much-needed reforms.
Information Notes are compiled for Members and Committees of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.
China boasts one of the largest adolescent populations in the world, with 165 million in total (United Nations, 2017).
The document summarizes priority areas for WHO action based on global evidence. Improving the health and development of children and adolescents means that WHO will need to shape its implementation of the strategy to the epidemiological needs of specific regions and countries.