A young girl from the town of Kabula, Nigeria, listens to graduates of the Girls Leadership Program discuss the dangers of child marriage. "Money marriages” are an ancient tradition that child protection workers say condemns young girls to a life of slavery and sexual exploitation.
(Photo by Nsoedo O. Ndubuisi for IWHC.) Photo used under CC BY
A mother and child recover from malaria in a hospital in Burundi. The government provides free health care for pregnant women and children under 5.
(Photo by Maria Cierna, Slovak Republic/UNDP) Photo used under CC BY