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[Comment] Offline: Adolescent health—vulnerable and under threat

There is no other group in society more emblematic of the Anthropocene than the adolescent—defined as a person between the ages of 10 and 24 years. The irreversible harm we are inflicting on our planet today will hurt the lives of young people most of all. During the past decade, one of the most remarkable achievements in global health has been the emergence of a new movement for adolescent health. When Ban Ki-moon’s signature Every Woman Every Child initiative was launched in 2010, the young person was absent.

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