Five reasons why empowering girls matters

October 22, 2015

In this blog post, the UN Foundation summarises five key reasons why empowering girls around the world is a top priority.

Every girl has the right to be in charge of her future, attend school, access health services, stay safe from violence, and fully participate in the community. Protecting these human rights builds empowered girls, which gives rise to the breaking of the poverty cycle and the strengthening of economies.

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