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"I Am A Girl" on National Geographic Channel

Photo Credit: National Geographic Channel

Photo Credit: National Geographic Channel

There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls. Being born a girl means you are more likely to be subjected to violence, disease, poverty and disadvantage than any other group on the planet. As each girl moves closer to coming of age, I Am A Girl, a document series, reveals what it means to grow up female in the 21st century.

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