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Women’s History Month

  • 48% of foster youth are identified as female
  • Teenage girls in the foster care system are 2x as likely to get pregnant before age 19 than those not in foster care
  • 2.19 girls per 100,000 die at the hands of child abuse
  • 70% of female foster youth will become pregnant by 2021
  • 1 in 4 former foster youth will experience PTSD
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