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Nicola Anderson – Independent.ie – Friday, 04 October 2013 (originally published 30 September)

Images from the 'Her Story' photography project. The project, aimed at highlighting Plan International's global 'Because I am a Girl' campaign, examines the everyday lives of girls in Ireland and Sierra Leone. Image: Cherie Blair.

Images from the ‘Her Story’ photography project. The project, aimed at highlighting Plan International’s global ‘Because I am a Girl’ campaign, examines the everyday lives of girls in Ireland and Sierra Leone. Image: Cherie Blair.

Their faces are compellingly beautiful, though on first glimpse they appear to have little in common.

For all their differences, their lives are rooted in one simple statement: “Because I am girl”.

These striking images are part of a new photography project entitled ‘Her Story’ aimed at highlighting the challenges faced by girls around the world, simply because they are girls . . .

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