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Female genital mutilation is... play video

Female genital mutilation is...

5.50 mins

See what female genital mutilation really means for the more than 125 million girls and women around the world who have been cut.

Girls Interrupted play video

Girls Interrupted

Sierra Leone, 8.12 mins

See how poverty, child marriage and discrimination are stopping 85% of girls in Sierra Leone from going to secondary school.

Crisis in the Sahel: adolescent girls struggle play video

Crisis in the Sahel: adolescent girls struggle

Mali and Niger, 6.15 mins

From violence to child marriage, see some of the threats girls face in the Sahel.

Transform her future play video

Transform her future

Global, 2.43 mins

65 million girls around the world are denied their right to an education by the daily realities of poverty, violence and discrimination.

Child marriage: Lamana's story play video

Child marriage: Lamana's story

Cameroon, 3.41 mins

When Lamana from Cameroon turned 15 she was forced to marry a man who would not let her go to school or even leave the house. He beat her if she tried.

Speaking out on Malala Day play video

Speaking out on Malala Day

5.08 mins

See what Malala Day meant to the Plan-supported delegates who took part in the first ever youth takeover of the United Nations in New York.

The other Malalas play video

The other Malalas

Pakistan, 5.56 mins

Malala was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan because she dared to be a schoolgirl. But violence isn't the only thing stopping girls from getting an education.

Urmila speaks out after Nepal demo injury play video

Urmila speaks out after Nepal demo injury

Nepal, 3.43 mins

Because I am a Girl ambassador Urmila Chaudhary has spoken out after suffering serious injuries during an anti-slavery protest in Nepal.

Sweet dreams play video

Sweet dreams

Malawi, 1.49 mins

See how Brendar, a young Malawian, took up the challenge of starring in Plan’s 'I'll take it from here' film.

Wedding Busters play video

Wedding Busters

Bangladesh, 5.32 mins

Meet the Wedding Busters - a group of Bangladeshi children who have successfully stopped 7 child marriages in their community.

 
Girl facts

open quotes An extra year of secondary school increases a girl’s potential income by 15 to 25%.close quotes

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