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BECAUSE I AM A GIRL - I AM THE FUTURE - CHALLENGES

 

Globally, 1 in 3 girls around the world is denied an education by the daily realities of poverty, violence and discrimination. Every day, girls are taken out of school, married far too young, and subjected to violence in school. Not only is this unjust, itís also a huge waste of potential with serious global consequences.

 

Millions of girls are being denied an education right at a time when it has the power to transform their lives and the world around them. Making it through both primary and secondary education is critical to girls being able to help break the cycle of poverty.

A girl who makes it through both high quality primary and secondary education is...

Violence in school

When girls reach puberty, many will face an increased threat of violence and abuse. Violence in and around schools, such as the sexual manipulation and coercion for grades, remains a major barrier to seeing girls successfully complete the quality education they deserve.

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Forced into marriage

For millions of girls, reaching puberty can be the first step towards a forced marriage. Too often, girls are taken out of school, isolated from their friends and forced into marriage and mother hood when they are still children themselves.

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