Ensto supports Because I'm a Girl

Ensto has supported Plan International’s Because I am a Girl Campaign since 2013. “We are proud to be part of this campaign. Taking care is one of the four focus areas in our corporate responsibility work and the Because I am a Girl campaign is one way to make this work concretely. Equality of genders is the necessary foundation for the creation of sustainable and peaceful societies,” says Timo Luukkainen, Ensto’s CEO.

About Because I am a Girl

Because I am a Girl is Plan's campaign to fight gender inequality, promote girls' rights and lift millions of girls out of poverty. The campaign is calling for:

  • girls' education to be prioritized by world leaders
  • girls' completion of a quality secondary education to be a major focus of international action
  • funding for girls education to be increased
  • an end to child marriage
  • an end to gender-based violence in and around schools
  • girls and boys to participate in decision making and inspire those with power to take action

About Plan

Founded over 75 years ago, Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organizations in the world. Plan's work is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations. Plan has activities in 51 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. It has 21 national organisations responsible for raising funds and awareness in their respective countries.


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