In honor of Women's Equality Day, First Republic interviewed Population Council President Julia Bunting about her experience and how the Council is helping empower girls and women around the world.
“If you want to make a change, you need to invest in girls when they’re young. Their life courses are often set early on. You need to be thinking about those early years and particularly the early adolescent years to ensure a healthy and productive transition to adulthood. The early years are when many social constructs and norms begin to shape the lives of many of these girls and affect their future life courses.”
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