Mothers and babies
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Pregnancy 'is the biggest killer of teen girls worldwide'

The biggest killer of teenage girls worldwide is pregnancy.

That is the startling conclusion of a report by the charity Save the Children.

It says more than a million girls - some as young as 11 - die or suffer injury through getting pregnant.

In many countries girls marry young and become pregnant before their bodies are ready to bear children.

Catharina Moh reports.

  • 27 Jun 2012