Help empower girls to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their communities.
The girl issue is real – and it’s affecting girls and women around the world.
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.
When girls are educated, healthy and empowered, they can lift themselves and everyone around them out of poverty.
We’ve rounded up 15 photos to celebrate mothers and show the diverse experiences of motherhood across the globe.
In this guest post, photojournalist Lieve Blancquaert shares the reality of child marriage through the eyes of 16-year-old Punam.
Supported by Plan International, a group of adolescent girls are standing up for their rights and spreading empowerment in Nepal.
Girls can change the world, but they can’t do it without you. Invest in the power of girls.
Take action. Speak out. See how you can show your support for girls’ rights and gender equality.