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January 2016

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See what YOU made possible in 2015
Here’s why girls are married so young
5 ways Child Sponsorship protects children
Men standing up for women’s health
A classroom’s message to Justin Trudeau
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Thanks to you, the lives of millions have been changed
4 young girls make heart sign with their hands In 2015, we reached new heights, helping millions of people around the globe, and it’s all thanks to YOU! See what your support has made possible.

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The shocking reasons why girls marry as children
A young girl wearing a yellow sari Although child marriage is illegal in most countries, it’s not uncommon. Here are 4 reasons why girls are marrying so young and how Plan’s working to stop child marriage.

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5 ways YOUR Child Sponsorship protects children
A young girl from Brazil stands in the doorway to her home It’s a fact: Child Sponsorship helps protect children from the dangers of child labour, child marriage and child trafficking. See how your support is keeping children on the path to a bright future.

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Healthy moms, stronger communities
A pregnant women laughing with health worker and husband See firsthand the results we’re getting when we work with men and local leaders to raise awareness about the health and well-being of pregnant women.

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A classroom’s message to Prime Minister Trudeau
3 young boys stand in front of their school display board See what happens when an inspired group of grade 6 students use their voice to launch their #EndChildLabour project and to help build a school for children in Mali.

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