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Meeting Mariana, who told me with great self-confidence that she wanted to be a doctor, I realised her care has to be continuous. I have to be there for her for the long haul, even after I'm gone.
Girl power is thriving and can have a transformational effect on communities by reducing poverty and championing human rights. But we need men and boys on board, as well as women, to help shift the barriers that girls face every day.