Most girls don't grow up in a world of opportunity. They build one.
Teen girls have long stood at the forefront of progress. From Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, to Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan, to Swedish climate champion Greta Thunberg – and the countless others who paved their way or followed in their path. An entire generation of teens is speaking up and out for equality.
This International day of the girl we would like to share with you the stories of five incredible young women.
Here are the stories of five young women done waiting for change to come their way.