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GIRLS GROW: A VITAL FORCE IN RURAL ECONOMIES

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Author/Publisher: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs


 


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Food price volatility and concerns about food insecurity have promoted renewed focus on rural areas of the developing world. As the world emphasizes agriculture and rural economic development, there is a tremendous opportunity to bring about successful rural transformation through strategies that include a special focus on rural adolescent girls.

Rural adolescent girls are positioned to become powerful agents of change in their communities and nations.

 

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