Women & Girls Around The World

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  • 1. 
    One in seven girls in the developing world (excluding China) will be married before the age of ___.
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      15

  • 2. 
    One third of all births in developing countries happen to adolescent girls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Giving women the same access to non-land resources and services could... 
    • A. 

      ...increase yields on women's lands up to 30%.

    • B. 

      ...raise total agriculture output in developing countries by up to 4%.

    • C. 

      ...reduce the number of hungry people in the world by 100-150 million.

    • D. 

      ...all of the above.

  • 4. 
    Secondary school completion rates for adolescent girls is below 5% in how many sub-Saharan African countries?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      21

  • 5. 
    Worldwide, nearly 50% of all sexual assaults are against girls aged ___ years or younger.
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      21

  • 6. 
    If nothing changes, how many child marriages will occur in developing countries between now and 2020?
    • A. 

      97 million

    • B. 

      113 million

    • C. 

      142 million

    • D. 

      221 million

  • 7. 
    Medical complications from pregnancy and childbirth are the third leading cause of death among girls aged 15-19 worldwide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How much could an extra year of primary school education increase a girl's eventual wages?
    • A. 

      2-5%

    • B. 

      5-10%

    • C. 

      10-20%

    • D. 

      25-30%

  • 9. 
    In sub-Saharan Africa, fewer than one in five girls makes it to secondary school.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Worldwide, how many girls between the ages of 15-24 are living with HIV?
    • A. 

      1.1 million

    • B. 

      2.0 million

    • C. 

      3.2 million

    • D. 

      10.1 million

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