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Girls' Rights Are Human Rights: An In-Depth Study of the Status of Girls in the International Human Rights Framework

Girls' Rights Are Human Rights: An In-Depth Study of the Status of Girls in the International Human Rights Framework

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Anne-Claire Blok
Hannah Pehle
Publication Date
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

"Plan International is rallying those in power, civil society organisations, and young activists - especially girls - to join the movement for girls' rights."

From Plan International, this report is an in-depth study into the status of girls in international law. It analyses existing references to girls and their rights in more than 1,300 international policy documents, covering a period of 87 years from 1930 to 2017. It sheds light on gaps and trends related to girls' rights in key aspects of human rights law, prompting the question: Does the international human rights framework adequately protect girls from discrimination? In exploring this question, the report makes recommendations to strengthen and advance girls' rights.

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Plan International February 2018 newsletter; and Plan International website and 7 reasons the world needs the Girls' Rights Platform - all accessed on February 7 2018. Image caption/credit: "Girls learn at Digital Learning Centre in New Delhi, India", Plan International / Parav

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