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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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Plan International Canada’s Global Ambassador Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is asking Canadians “What does gender equality mean to you?” this March 8th. See how you can join the conversation!

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How youth ended child marriage in Malawi

See how an empowered group of youth secured a historic amendment to Malawi’s constitution that outlaws child marriage once and for all!

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Breaking the barriers to girls’ education in Guatemala

Meet a determined girl named Timotea, and see how your support is empowering girls like her to achieve an education and reach their full potential!

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