Some are born to places of safety, wrapped up in dignity, opportunity and futures full of hope.
But for millions around the world, to be born female means futures of abuse, abandonment, sexual slavery, no chance to go to school, and so so much more.
Global gender inequality is real. In every country of the world, women and girls face obstacles that men and boys do not. The types of inequality vary, but they are large, looming and many times, deadly.
The very lives of our sisters, friends, mothers and daughters around the world are at stake. Despite the darkness, there is good news!
While we look at the injustice against girls with grief, we gather together to do something about it.