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Girls and their right to a childhood

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6 quotes that explain why the world needs gender equality!

Here are 6 quotes from global leaders and activists that remind us all of the pressing need to stand up for girls’ rights and gender equality.

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The state of the world’s girls – according to girls!

Girls worldwide speak out about issues such as child marriage and gender-based violence in the 2015 Because I am a Girl State of the World’s girls report.

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