Girl Effect and Vodafone Foundation have released Real girls, real lives, connected, the world’s first comprehensive global study into adolescent girls access and usage of mobile phones.

The study heard the voices of more than 3,000 girls and boys across 25 countries. It shows that while there are huge opportunities for mobile to help improve lives around the world, access is far from universal and, once again, girls are being left behind.

Download the executive summary and full report below.

Real girls, real lives, connected – executive summary 

Real girls, real lives, connected – full report