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Plan International Apr 20
This bus is giving girls the digital skills they need! It's reaching communities in Ecuador where access to computers and tech is low so more people are digitally included. 💻🚌
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Plan Ireland Apr 17
Elise had to live in a voodoo convent in Benin. She was one of 193 girls who could escape. "I'm happy now. I am back at school which I enjoy.” Despite overwhelming need, less than 2% of humanitarian aid goes to education. Today, girls make up 76% of people who are not in school.
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Anne-Marie McCarthy Apr 15
Plan Cameroon's pink car supports the global Because I am a Girl movement and gets people around
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Because I am a Girl Apr 13
There are around 600 million adolescent girls aged 10 to 19 living in the world today with 500 million in developing countries. This means that girls in the developing world are our next generation of leaders. BUT every 2 seconds 1 more girl becomes a child bride!
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Plan International Apr 13
✔️Learning self-defence ✔️Reporting sexual harassment ✔️Fighting for their right to stay in school 🙌
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Because I am a Girl Apr 11
"This project has created a hopeful pathway for me. Being mothers does not prevent us from moving forward because we can succeed and be who we want to be” Luisa, 17, a single mother, was one of the first participants in our apprenticeship programme in Dominican Republic.
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Plan Int' Zimbabwe Apr 10
Street harassment is a gender and human rights issue that requires urgent redress. Girls have to feel safe wherever they are!
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Girls Not Brides Apr 9
Good news! In Ethiopia 🇪🇹 rates have fallen from 60% to 40% in the last ten years
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Because I am a Girl Apr 4
Not all sheroes wear capes. Meet Radha, she's a child rights activist from Bangladesh who escaped from a when she was 14. Now she's helping other girls who are at risk of being married off
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Because I am a Girl Apr 9
As teenage birth rates rise in the east Asia-Pacific region, more must be done for the world's 500 million adolescent girls.
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Education Above All Foundation Apr 8
Here's a few reasons why girls need education: 💍Fewer child marriages 💪🏽Empowers generations 💸Wider economic growth 🚑Saves lives
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Because I am a Girl Mar 28
Our offices in hosted a visit from the Minister Of to see our work together with our very own . In both Muslim and Christian communities live. We are working on the establishment of social cohesion, encouraging mixed schools.
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Plan International Mar 25
Education is key to unlocking girls’ potential. It's one of the surest ways to reach the . We're at this week talking about our work ensuring girls and boys have access to quality, inclusive education.
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Because I am a Girl Mar 26
A step towards a gender neutral world
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Plan Ireland Mar 23
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Plan International Mar 22
In Egypt, most girls keep quiet about being sexually harassed for fear of being blamed, disbelieved or facing further abuse from police. But things are changing.
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Because I am a Girl Mar 22
Did you know? Women spend 16M combined hours fetching water every day in 25 sub-Saharan African countries. via
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Because I am a Girl Mar 22
Did you know? Women and girls often carry the burden of water collection and food provision. Learn more🚰
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Because I am a Girl Mar 22
Today is , an ideal time to start a conversation on period poverty. It's time to break the stigma around menstruation and to send a clear message to women and girls everywhere: it's ok to bleed.
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Because I am a Girl Mar 20
Violence against girls can be exacerbated by exclusion, isolation and poverty: all significant issues in rural areas. We’re working around the world to help girls feel safe – wherever they live and work.
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