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    Early marriage and teenage pregnancy get in the way of education for African girls | Le mariage précoce et la grossesse chez les adolescentes entravent l’éducation des filles africaines

    Source PANA

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High-level forum on “Investing in adolescent girls to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA))
- Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), chairs the event.
- Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson will make remarks.
- Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) will make remarks
- Mogens Lykketoft, President of the seventieth session of the General Assembly will make remarks
- Dr. Grace Gyimah-Boateng of a Young Doctor & NGO Leader from Ghana will make remarks