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Because I am a Girl

Now is the time to realise girls' rights

Because I am a Girl is a global movement driven by Plan International to ensure girls everywhere can learn, lead, decide and thrive.

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  • 120 million girls
    have experienced sexual violence
  • 15 million girls
    marry each year before 18
  • 2 million girls
    give birth under 15 each year

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Because I am a Girl: The State of the Worlds Girls report 2015

The State of the World's Girls 2015: Unfinished Business

The 2015 State of the World’s Girls report brings together prominent contributors from all over the world who hail the progress made in realising girls’ rights, but lament the fact that girls still face huge challenges.