Adolescence: an age of opportunity.



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The State of the World’s Children 2011: Adolescence – An Age of Opportunity examines the global state of adolescents; outlines the challenges they face in health, education, protection and participation; and explores the risks and vulnerabilities of this pivotal stage. The report highlights the singular opportunities that adolescence offers, both for adolescents themselves and for the societies they live in.

Full Report [PDF]

The State of the World’s Children 2011 Executive Summary [PDF]


Chapter 1 The Emerging Generation [PDF]


Chapter 4 Investing in Adolescents [PDF]