From Being Goofy to Crushing on Bieber, This Is 16
TakePart traveled the globe to take you inside the lives of 16 teenage girls today, and to show you their similarities and differences across borders, cultures, and social strata. They’re approaching adulthood in a world where a woman earns 70 cents for every dollar a man earns, just 19 countries have a female head of state or government, and women are legally bound to obey their husbands in 10 countries.
You’ll meet Haiana, a Syrian refugee who fled death and destruction for an uncertain future in Germany, and Tolly, a budding designer in England who started a fashion blog at age 11. In Kentucky, Carli touts her small-town roots, while in Las Vegas, Savannah opens up about her mother’s drug addiction.