Girls’ rights

Today the world is home to more than 1.1 billion girls and young women under the age of 20 - nearly 15 percent of the total world population. Yet girls around the world, in high-income as well as low-income countries, encounter unique and specific barriers to realizing their full potential. Explore how countries globally are meeting the rights of girls and young women through six indicators from the SDG Gender Index.

Girls’ rights and well-being