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Let Girls Be Children – Not Mothers

International Day of the Girl is celebrated on 11 October each year. Around the world NGOs, civil society groups, UN agencies, government bodies and individuals come together to raise awareness about issues important to the rights and well-being of girls around the world. This year, Plan International Finland decided to use this Day to bring attention to an issue that has been the focus of a joint campaign by Plan International and UNFPA: child mothers, particularly those who become mothers before the age of 15.
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