On World Population Day, a startling picture for women and girls

Global efforts on sexual and reproductive health have not yet reached over 500 million women and girls. In a guest opinion for World Population Day, DSW's executive director Renate Baehr calls for a future where these girls won't have to choose between an education or becoming teenage mothers.

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About the author

  • Renate Baehr

    Renate Baehr is the executive director of DSW — Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung. She has a longstanding record of successful advocacy, policy and public awareness-raising work in the fields of global health and sexual and reproductive health and rights in Germany and Europe. She played the lead role in establishing DSW’s Parliamentary Advisory Committee in 2003, regularly advises the German parliament on SRHR issues and serves as a member of the international high-level taskforce for ICPD.