Where is it hardest to be a girl? Our interactive map
A girl under 15 is married every seven seconds; others are forced to live a life of modern-day slavery.
Around the world, girls are at risk of trafficking, forced labour and sexual violence – especially if a war, earthquake or flood tears their homes apart.
Our latest report throws new light on the many discriminations faced by girls in 144 countries around the world.
Explore the clickable map to compare and contrast the quality of girls’ lives in different countries.
Or investigate more deeply by selecting an issue to focus on – from female representation in parliament, to teen pregnancy, to maternal death.