1 in 5 girls around the world is denied an education by the daily realities of poverty, violence and discrimination.
Gender-based violence and sexual violence are barriers to girls moving beyond primary education.
15 million girls become child brides each year and all too often they are forced out of education.
Plan’s Because I am a Girl campaign aims to reach 4 million girls directly – improving their lives with access to school, skills, livelihoods and protection.
Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto were among the stars to join Plan in throwing a spotlight on the issue of violence against women at the US premiere of ‘India’s Daughter’ in New York.
See how we're on track to score a winning goal for girls!
Watch our innovative stop-motion film on the power of girls' education to transform lives.
1 in every 3 girls in the developing world is married by the age of 18.