Girls' rights are human rights: Positioning girls at the heart of the international agenda

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The status of girls in international law

Girls' Rights factsheet

What are girls' rights?

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A message from the CEO of Plan International

Building the platform for girls’ rights

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Why we campaign for girls' rights

41,000 girls

are forced into marriage everyday

Source: Girls Not Brides

200 million

girls and women alive today have been subjected to female genital mutilation/ cutting

Source: UNICEF

Half of all

sexual assaults are committed against girls under 16 years old

Source: Plan International


About PLAN International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

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Equal Measures 2030

Plan International is a partner of Equal Measures 2030 – a global civil society and private sector-led partnership – that connects data and evidence with advocacy and action, helping to fuel progress towards gender equality.

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Girls Get Equal

The global campaign demanding power, freedom, and respect for girls and young women. Girls everywhere are undervalued, undermined and underestimated. But we’re calling time on inequality. Join the movement and receive the latest updates and action alerts.

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