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Girls’ rights are
human rights

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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