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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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The rise of girl leaders: 4 girls shattering gender stereotypes

See how girls and women around the world are leading change, and making a difference for their communities.

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Empowering girls in Timor-Leste to speak out and inspire change

Meet Odelia and Augustiana to see some of the innovative ways Plan International is amplifying the voices of girls like them!

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How education protects girls from child marriage

Meet Keya and Roksana to see how education helped them avoid child marriage and create a brighter future!

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