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Because I am a Girl
Read and share these inspiring stories about children and young people who are leading change around the world so girls can realise their rights.
Wedding Busters stop child marriage in Bangladesh
See how an incredible group of children known as the Wedding Busters are taking action to stop child marriages in a country where 52% of girls are married before 18.
Safer buses for girls in Vietnam
Watch our top performing YouTube video about a group of girls who are working with Plan International to end abuse on buses in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Indonesia's disabled rights champion
Rinja's disability forced her to drop out of school but she refused to let this hold her back. See how she got back to school and find out why campaigning for the rights of children with disabilities is so important to her.
Friends unite against child marriage in Guatemala
Álida, Rosy and Mayra successfully campaigned for the legal age of child marriage to be raised to 18 in Guatemala. Now they're determined to finally end the practise in their community.
Power of radio changes girls' lives
Watch our video about Brisa, a 16-year-old Nicaraguan girl who presents a radio show to tackle the social issues that are challenging her community.
Amel: I want to eradicate FGM
Amel, 9, from Egypt, refused female genital mutilation in a country where 91% of girls and women are subjected to the practice. Now she is encouraging others to follow her lead.
Young Nicaraguans challenge sexual violence
See how teenagers from Nicaragua are working together to change attitudes within their communities and put a stop to sexual violence against girls.
Meet the refugee boys preventing violence against girls
Boys in Rwandan refugee camps are taking the lead to reduce violence against girls who are at greater risk during emergencies. Find out how.