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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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Fathers fighting to end female genital mutilation in Ethiopia

Fathers in this community in Ethiopia are speaking out to protect their daughters and future generations of girls from female genital mutilation.

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Gender-based violence is not just a problem for developing countries

Violence against girls and women is not just an issue for developing countries. It’s a global problem that we simply can't ignore.

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Eliminating the barriers to girls’ education in rural Bangladesh

How girls are overcoming the barriers to education in rural Bangladesh thanks to Community Sponsorship.

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