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A girl’s right to learn without fear

Working to end gender-based violence at school

Author: Plan
Published: 2013

Worldwide, 66 million girls are missing out on an education. One of the major barriers they face is gender-based violence – sexual, physical and psychological. Up to 1.5 billion children experience violence every year, many within school walls.

Girls are especially vulnerable to rape, exploitation, coercion and discrimination by students and teachers.

So what can be done?

Our report explains the issues and presents solutions drawn from existing policy examples, global campaigns and the voices of girls themselves.

To find out more, read the summary online or download ‘A girl’s right to learn without fear’