Poverty is sexist

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No matter how you cut it – socially, economically, legally - girls and women in the poorest countries get a raw deal.

It’s time to act. For the girl denied an education or forced into marriage. For the mother who risks death when she gives life. For the farmer prevented from owning the land she works on.

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Dear African leaders,

This year we can commit to ending extreme poverty - but we will only achieve this if we unlock the full potential of millions of girls and women. I'm counting on you to take the necessary action that leads to real change.