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Global girls speak out about safety

Girls across the globe, whether living in big cities or small villages, have concerns about their safety. We spoke to girls about the importance of speaking out about harassment and abuse.

We wanted to know if girls across the globe feel safe where they live and if not, what are the risks that prevent them leading free and full lives? 

We asked girls if they feel safe where they live

We asked girls if they feel safe getting to school

We asked girls if they feel safe speaking out about harassment

Ending gender-based violence 

All girls highlighted the importance of speaking out about abuse and shared how Plan International's programmes are helping them become more confident, assertive and able to challenge harmful attitudes in their communities. 

But girls need allies in the fight against gender-based violence, harassment and abuse. 

Learn more about eNDING VIOLENCE