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Would you accept this
for your daughter?

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We asked nine Australian women leaders to write to their teenage selves.
Got some advice to inspire your teenage self? Add your own!

Taking the Lead

Amanda McKenzie

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Add your voice to support breaking the cycle of poverty
by empowering girls to claim their rights.

Girls' education is
the key to ending poverty

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You can make an impact

Help provide girls with
education and career skills

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October 11 is International Day of the Girl –
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Girls' rights are
human rights

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Every girl has a challenge to overcome

The 8 Barriers

1. Child Marriage

2. Gender-based Violence

3. Less Value on Girls’ Education

4. Poor Health and Nutrition

5. Burdens of Domestic Work

6. Poverty at Home

7. Poor Sexual and Reproductive Health

8. Gender Discrimination in School

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The Solution

Girls can transform the world once the 8 barriers are broken. Plan has identified the eight main barriers that prevent millions of girls around the world from gaining the education and skills they need to move from poverty to opportunity.

Make a difference

Nine Australian women leaders write to their teenage selves

Melanie Vallejo

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What they say

How can You Help

Support the Campaign

Make a donation to Girls Fund

Your donation will contribute to Plan programs that help girls around the world access their rights to education, healthcare and protection from harm.

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Have your say

Educate and empower girls to claim their rights

Millions of girls are denied their rights by the daily realities of poverty. Many girls are denied their right to an education. Add your voice to support breaking the cycle of poverty by empowering girls to claim their rights.

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