Women continue to be the most excluded group in the world.
Because they are girls, they are often denied their right to equal opportunity and engagement in society.
Many are unable to attend school or make important decisions about their own futures and bodies, and they are far too often the victims of gender-based violence.
We know, however, that when a girl realizes her rights, she can be an agent of change, both for herself and for her community and country.
When a women is empowered, she learn, lead, decide, and thrive.