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On International Day of the Girl 2019 we look into how body image has become an education barrier

Posted On: 11 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Marie Claire

On International Day of the Girl 2019 we look into how body image has become an education barrier

Getty Images Today marks International Day of the Girl , a time for us to highlight the challenges that girls face across the world and push for empowerment and fundamental human rights for all.
This year, we look at the body image concerns that young girls face on the regular in the UK, with global children's charity Plan International UK publishing a survey today that revealed shocking statistics.
According to their survey, body image concerns in young girls have started to obstruct education, with one in six girls missing school or work due to worries about their appearance.
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