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1,000 Adolescent Girls to Benefit from Vocational Training

1,000 Adolescent Girls to Benefit from Vocational Training

PREM Network
May, 2012

Today the World Bank launched the Adolescent Girls Initiative (AGI) in Haiti. The Initiative is a global public-private partnership aimed at fostering economic independence among 12,000 young girls and young women in eight countries. Through the AGI in Haiti, 1,000 adolescent girls between the ages of 17 and 20 will receive non-traditional vocational training to be provided in a number of selected training centers.