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Alem speaks out against FGM

Speaking out against FGM

We have decided to save ourselves from this cruel tradition [FGM] and help other girls too. Now there are so many of us, I am no longer embarrassed. I dare to speak out about the perils of FGM even at the market or church.

Alem, 13, Ethiopia

Our work helps young people take a leading role in ending FGM as it's their generation that can break the cycle. Meet the girls in Ethiopia who are fighting to end FGM with the Uncut Girls’ Club.

Karen is working with Plan International to educate girls about teenage pregnancy

Educating girls on teenage pregnancy

We need more education on sexual health and we want our parents to feel comfortable talking to us about it. We don’t want to feel ashamed.

Karen, 14, Nicaragua

We're helping girls find their voice and educate their parents and peers on the risks of teenage pregnancy. Meet the girls who have been empowered to speak out through our Girl Power project.

Emily is a brave girl standing up for girls' rights

Standing against online abuse

It’s way too easy for people to screenshot on Snapchat and send things around, and just bully people online, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it. It’s really easy to be hurt.

Emily, 15, UK

We’re now working with young people in the UK to help girls realise their rights. Despite being one of the most developed countries on earth, too many girls are telling us they don’t feel safe at school, on our streets and online. Discover the challenges girls are facing growing up in the UK.  

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