Right now, a young girl somewhere in India is fighting to stay in school.She is trying to beat a statistic that says every second girl in India will be married before the age of 18, well before she is mentally and physically ready.She knows that staying in school gives her a chance to break the cycle of domestic abuse and early childbirth.
Staying in school gives her a choice to build a better life.
But she is running out of time.
Her family and society see her as a burden and she needs someone to stand up with her. Now.
That someone could be you.
Share your selfie and send 10 girls to school (on facebook, google+ or twitter).
Imagine that. Your selfie can change 10 lives. Go on, get clicking. Today!
Breakthrough is a global human rights organization working to make violence and discrimination against women and girls unacceptable.
Such cutting-edge multimedia campaigns, community mobilization, agenda-setting, and leadership training equip men and women worldwide can challenge the status quo and take bold action for the dignity, equality, and justice of all.