1 in 5 girls around the world is denied an education by the daily realities of poverty, violence and discrimination.
Gender-based violence and sexual violence are barriers to girls moving beyond primary education.
15 million girls become child brides each year and all too often they are forced out of education.
Plan’s Because I am a Girl campaign aims to reach 4 million girls directly – improving their lives with access to school, skills, livelihoods and protection.
Thousands of girls from Togo are trafficked into domestic slavery every year. Meet the real-life Cinderellas and see how Plan International is working to give their stories a happy ending.
See how we're on track to score a winning goal for girls!
Watch our innovative stop-motion film on the power of girls' education to transform lives.
150 million girls and 73 million boys under 18 have experienced rape or other forms of sexual violence.