17 Stories about Being a Mother While Still a Child

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Meet 17 girls from five countries who have become mothers while still children. Their captivating stories provide a unique insight into their dreams, challenges and great strength. Their stories are accompanied by beautiful photos taken by acclaimed photographer Pieter ten Hoopen, whose point of departure is the traditional family photo. HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has written the introduction of the book sharing her keen interest in the lives of women around the world.



HRH Crown Princess

As Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess mentions in the introduction to this book, her participation in a Mother’s Day event in 2009 served to spur her engagement in advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights for women, men and young people. In 2010, this engagement translated into The Crown Princess becoming patron of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.


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