A woman attends a health education session in northern Nigeria

UK aid is working in parntership with the Girl Hub in Northern Nigeria, which provides Young Women Support Groups: This young woman is a peer mentor.

She had her first baby at the age of 15 and delivered safely in a health clinic with the care of a trained professional. She now tells other girls about her experience and encourages them to go to local clinics for routine check ups and delivery. She also gives them advice about how to space children using family planning.

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