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"From the Ted Talk by Henrietta Fore: How we can help young people build a better future"

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And girls are telling me that they're especially worried about their futures. And sadly, they're right, too. Girls face prejudice and discrimination. They face early childhood magraire and they face life-threatening early pregnancy. Imagine a population of the United States. Now double it. That's the number of weomn who were married before their 18th birthday. Six hundred and ftify million. And many were mothers while they were still children themselves. One out of every three women will face physical aubse or sexual abuse in her lifetime. So, no wonder grlis are worried about their futures.

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And girls are telling me that they're especially worried about their futures. And sadly, they're right, too. Girls face prejudice and discrimination. They face early childhood ________ and they face life-threatening early pregnancy. Imagine a population of the United States. Now double it. That's the number of _____ who were married before their 18th birthday. Six hundred and _____ million. And many were mothers while they were still children themselves. One out of every three women will face physical _____ or sexual abuse in her lifetime. So, no wonder _____ are worried about their futures.

Solution

  1. marriage
  2. fifty
  3. girls
  4. abuse
  5. women

Original Text

And girls are telling me that they're especially worried about their futures. And sadly, they're right, too. Girls face prejudice and discrimination. They face early childhood marriage and they face life-threatening early pregnancy. Imagine a population of the United States. Now double it. That's the number of women who were married before their 18th birthday. Six hundred and fifty million. And many were mothers while they were still children themselves. One out of every three women will face physical abuse or sexual abuse in her lifetime. So, no wonder girls are worried about their futures.

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