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.
10 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.
A delegation of Plan-supported girls from Malawi and Pakistan are at the United Nations in New York this week to reveal what life’s really like for girls in their communities.
Plan and partners are taking the call to end child marriage to the United Nations in Geneva with a striking photo exhibition 'Too Young to Wed'.
Malala was shot because she dared to be a schoolgirl. But violence isn't the only thing stopping girls from getting an education.