State of World Population 2016

No. of pages: 116

Publication date: October 2016

Author: UNFPA

Publisher: UNFPA

ISBN: 978-0-89714-999-0

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She is 10 years old. Capable of rapidly absorbing wisdom and knowledge from those around her, she is poised to one day become an inspiring leader, a productive worker, an innovator, a caring parent or any of the other roles that power a thriving, dynamic society. She will shape the future of her community and our shared world.

A flurry of life-changing events pulls her in many directions. Where she ends up depends on the support she receives and the power she has to shape her own future.