Teenage Girls Press Conference [Archives:2004/737/Local News]

May 13 2004

Saturday, 8 May 2004- UNFPA in cooperation with the Women's National Committee and the Women's Forum for Research and Training and the UN Information Center organized on 8th May a press conference at Taj Sheba Hotel about the teenage girl, “The reality and horizons”.
During the conference, several excerpts from regional and national reports on population were identified and reviewed. In addition, several related speeches were delivered and the report about Arab girl teenagers was reviewed before a “Rainbow” tape consisting of testimonies of boys and girls teenagers in Lebanon. A film was also shown about girls' issues and health productivity as well as reviewing the issue of early marriage in Yemen.
The conference consisted also of discussion rings about the issue of female teenagers, participated in by a number of young teenagers of both genders.