Thirteen girls, 8 countries, one message: You haven’t seen the best of us... yet.That’s the message from adolescent girls performing a poem to rally girls around the struggle to overcome discrimination, claim their rights and celebrate better futures.
Plan International's 'Because I am a Girl' (BIAAG) campaign aims to support girls to stay in education and fulfill their potential. Plan International will help four million girls directly and transform the lives of millions more through changes in legislation.
Girls from Pakistan head to the UN in New York with a Plan International supported all-girl delegation this September, to take their views on the Sustainable Development Goals to an international stage.
Plan International Global Ambassador Freida Pinto talks about the every day occurrence of violence against girls all over the world.
Imtiaz Dharker recites her poem 'Half the sky', which features in Plan International's State of the World's Girls report 2015."When I was writing this I was thinking about a woman I know who always had aches and pains and seemed much older than her age. We joked about it," says Imtiaz.
Water saves lives. Access to clean and safe water is crucial to child and community development. Plan International educates communities on the importance of clean water and provides water points to hundreds of thousands of households every year.
Plan International Global Ambassador Freida Pinto talks about gender sensitisation and tackling inequality.
Majority of the households in rural areas and urban slums have difficulty accessing formal financial services, and cannot afford such services even if they were available due to high cost of transaction fee and substantial minimum requirements for savings balances or loan amounts.