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Girls’ rights are
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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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Boys in Uganda are working to end period shaming

See how we’re working with boys to break down menstruation taboos and keep girls in school.

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Survivor of FGM is championing change in her community

Inspiring story of Beatrice, a survivor working to raise awareness about girls rights and protecting girls from FGM in her community!

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“Love Yourself” art project is empowering girls in Peru

Teenage girls in Peru participate in an innovative at project and learn how to express themselves, embrace self-love, and discover their true potential!

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