The United Nations Population Fund released its 2016 State of the World Population report Thursday in Amman, Jordan. Daniel Baker, regional humanitarian coordinator and head of the fund's Jordan country office, highlighted the potential fallout — and gains — to be had by overcoming the world's clear gender inequality in the half of the world's population under the age of 24.
"Failing to invest in girls is nothing less than planned poverty. Unless we invest in girls, we're planning to have a poorer future," Baker said.
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