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Raise your hand now!

Malala with her hand raised. Credit: A world at school 2013

Join Malala and raise your hand. Photo: A world at school 2013

Globally, 1 in 5 adolescent girls is denied an education because of violence, poverty and discrimination.

With education, skills and the right support, girls can transform their lives and the world around them.

Please join our call to the United Nations to make girls’ education a priority by raising your hand. The goal is to reach 4 million raised hands, which will be presented to the UN Secretary General.

You can raise your hand in one of  3 ways:

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Sign the petition

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Raise your hand using Facebook

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Tweet a picture of you and your friends raising hands - please ensure you add the hashtag #bcimagirl


Find out more about Plan’s Because I am a Girl campaign