If You Want to Change the World, Start at Home: New Tool Offers Roadmap for Changing Social Norms


Human Wrongs Watch

UNITED NATIONS, New York/ KATETE, Zambia/ OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 20 July 2020 (UNFPA)* — “As a female traditional leader, my aim is to be a role model within my chiefdom. I want to ensure that we collectively challenge social and traditional norms and practices that negatively affect our women and girls,” said Kawaza, chieftainess of the Chewa people.

 

Burkina Faso

Population : 20.9 mil
Fertility rate
5
Maternal Mortality Ratio
320
Contraceptives prevalence rate
29
Population aged 10-24
33.2%
Youth secondary school enrollment
BOYS30%
GIRLS32%

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United Kingdom

Population : 67.9 mil
Fertility rate
1.7
Maternal Mortality Ratio
7
Contraceptives prevalence rate
74
Population aged 10-24
17.3%
Youth secondary school enrollment
BOYS97%
GIRLS97%

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Zambia

Population : 18.4 mil
Fertility rate
4.5
Maternal Mortality Ratio
213
Contraceptives prevalence rate
36
Population aged 10-24
34.3%

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*SOURCE: UNFPA. Go to ORIGINAL.

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