Aruba, September 2011: (Left) Irena [NAME CHANGED] plays with her infant in Bushiri, a town on the Caribbean island of Aruba, part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She lives with her younger sister and her mother, who has also recently given birth. Aruba’s universal health care provides comprehensive maternal and child health services, but rising rates of adolescent pregnancy and high secondary school dropout rates are further limiting opportunities for young people.
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