National Academies advisory CORRECTION: Adolescents in developing nations

December 07, 2004

In many developing countries, globalization has changed traditional expectations for young people navigating the passage to adulthood. Many of these adolescents are now more likely to be enrolled in school and to delay marriage and childbearing.

GROWING UP GLOBAL: THE CHANGING TRANSITIONS TO ADULTHOOD IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, new from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, discusses such changes and their possible impact on youth programs and policies.

THE REPORT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BEGINNING AT 4 P.M. EST ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15.
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

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