Suicide #1 Cause of Teen Girls’ Death

Sexism leads to suicide as the main cause of death of young women aged 15 to 19, according to the WHO.[i]

In the US, it’s second to accidents.

[i] Jessica Valenti, “Worldwide Sexism Increases Suicide Risk in Young Women,” The Guardian, May 28, 2015.http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/may/28/worldwide-sexism-increases-suicide-risk-in-young-women

 

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