International Day of the Girl

On Thursday 11th October, the world marks the first ever International Day of the Girl Child.  “Plan”, an international development charity, is launching its “Because I am a Girl” campaign on the same day.  They call for a quality education for girls to be made an urgent priority in tackling global poverty.  Reporter, Alison Turner, discussed the challenges faced by girls with Karen Schroh, Head of the Plan EU Office in Brussels.

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