About the campaign

Plan’s Because I am a Girl campaign aims to support millions of girls to get the education, skills and support they need to transform their lives and the world around them.

Supporting girls’ education is one of the single best investments we can make to help end poverty.

Raise Your Hand Now

Raise your hand if you believe every girl has the right to an education

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Why girls?
Why girls?

1 in 5 girls of lower secondary school age is out of school because of poverty, violence and discrimination. Read more

Day of the Girl
Day of the Girl

The UN has declared 11 October as Day of the Girl, following extensive lobbying by Plan. Read more

Plan's goals
Plan's goals

Because I am a Girl aims to directly reach and improve the lives of 4 million girls. Read more

Numbers
Numbers

View and share infographics on girls' education. Read more

Our work
Our work

Plan’s projects are tackling the barriers girls face to access high quality education. Read more

Celebrities
Celebrities

Meet Because I am a Girl campaign ambassadors actress Freida Pinto and journalist Mariane Pearl. Read more

Supporting partners


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