In a state that bans abortion, anxiety about rape and getting pregnant drove this teen to start on birth control, though she's not having sex.
The official rule: no secondary school for girls. But behind a veil of secrecy, women are opening small schools so that at least some of these teenagers are able to continue learning
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the hatred expressed online for three African-American high school girls who entered a science competition.
Do the world's mothers give birth to more boys than girls — or vice versa? What country has the top percentage of women in political power? Test your knowledge on the state of the world's girls.