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.
Meet Omar, a student from Senegal, who reports girls as young as 13 have been raped by their teachers.
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 help them.
See how we're on track to score a winning goal for girls!
Every 3 seconds, another girl is forced or coerced to marry.