Because I am a Girl Media

Introducing Nurul

Introducing Nurul.

by Because I am a Girl

October 11, 2012 marks the first ever International Day of the Girl Child. Plan International USA has invited Because I am a Girl delegates from around the world to share their stories. Read more

On the Road Again

On the Road Again.

by Allison Costa

The Because I am a Girl team is hitting the road once again! We are excited to announce that we are headed to Seattle, WA next week to spread the word about gender equality. Read more

Too young to be a bride

Too young to be a bride.

by Because I am a Girl

It's a shame that the “happiest day of their lives” is leaving many Niger child brides mentally and physically traumatized. Mariama is just one of many young girls from Niger forced into marriage. Read more