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Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
Because i am a girl
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Because i am a girl

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A look at the reality for women and girls around the world.

A look at the reality for women and girls around the world.

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  • 1. Because I Am aGirl Author: Brittany Sharpley
  • 2. Because I Am A Girl......I will not be allowed to receive an education.I will be forced to marry a man 30+ years my senior.I may not receive access to healthcare.I have acid thrown in my face because I tried to school.I am more than 25% likely to be sexually assaulted.I will be shot for speaking against terrorism.
  • 3. Because I am a Girl (Cont.)I will be a victim of domestic violence.I may be gang raped because my face was not covered.I will live in extreme poverty.I will have my genitals mutilated so that I can not pleasure or gain pleasure from anyone other than my husband.Because I am a girl... I will have NO RIGHTS.
  • 4. Issues Affecting Women and GirlsDomestic Violence Inadequate toiletChild Marriage facilitiesGenital Mutilation Incest School relatedEducation ViolencePoverty Inadequate access toSexual Assault/Abuse clean waterMalnutrition Human TraffickingInadequate health Child Labor care No sexual healthGender stereotyping education
  • 5. The Facts are.....
  • 6. The Effects of Ignoring Girls.
  • 7. The Reality is....oo There is no more pretending. No more turning a blind eye to this hopelessness, suffering, depravity.o If we stand together, no little girl will ever have to live through the horrors mentioned above.o Become motivated, educated, and dedicated to end the oppression of girls and women worldwide.
  • 8. What we can do to helpo Go to https://becauseiamagirl.ca/ for more information on donation, fundraising, and political action.
  • 9. Sourceso Amnesty Internationalo U.S. Census Bureauo Because I Am A Girlo Youtube

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