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Every day, millions of girls around the world are denied their basic human rights – simply because they’re girls. Because I am a Girl is a global initiative working to end gender inequality and promote girls’ rights.

The power of girls

When girls are educated, healthy and empowered, they can lift themselves and everyone around them out of poverty.

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In this guest post, photojournalist Lieve Blancquaert shares the reality of child marriage through the eyes of 16-year-old Punam.

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Meet a group of girls defending their rights in post-earthquake Nepal

Supported by Plan International, a group of adolescent girls are standing up for their rights and spreading empowerment in Nepal.

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