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Denied equality

Join us to #DefyNormal and end child marriage

 

Why we must #defynormal

 
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Empowering women and girls to end child marriage in their communities

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Hirut escaped being a bride at 12

A group of men tried to kidnap Hirut but she was rescued and now she champions girls’ rights in her community.
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Building a movement in Latin America

Monumental gains have been made to end child marriage in 4 Latin American countries and we’re proud to have played a role in helping advance girls’ rights.
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Education as a tool to end child marriage

Nearly 50% of all girls in Mozambique become child brides. See how we’re using education to empower girls to decide their own futures.
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Together, we can end child marriage

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Help us advance children’s rights and equality for girls around the world. See the change you’re making first-hand by exchanging letters with your sponsored child, receiving updates on their progress and getting the opportunity to meet in person and watch them realize their potential.

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Gifts of Hope help unleash the potential of children and families across the world by providing tangible goods and vital services where they are most needed. Defy gift-giving conventions and help transform lives instead.

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