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Lighting the world pink for Day of the Girl

Global landmarks around the world lit up to mark the first
International Day of the Girl

Panteon National de Heroes (National Hall of Heroes) in Asuncion, Paraguay (Photo: Plan)

Plan Ambassador Marcia Cross at the Empire State Building to switch the pink lights on (Photo: Plan)

The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen (Photo: Plan)

The Ericsson Globe arena in Sweden (Photo: Granlund Pictures)

The Helvetia Statue in Bern (Photo: Plan)

The Empire State Building in New York (Photo: Plan)

Niagara Falls in Canada (Photo: Plan)

The Wasterkerk church in Amsterdam lit up in pink to celebrate the Day of the Girl and the launch of Plan’s Because I Am A Girl campaign (Photo: Plan)

The Government Palace (Presidential Office) in Asuncion, Paraguay turned pink to mark the first ever International Day of the Girl (Photo: Plan / Cesar Gustavo Olmedo)

Kunstnernes Hus (the Artist House) in Oslo lit up in pink for the girl’s Prize event to celebrate the Day of the Girl (Photo: Plan)

Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu football Stadium in Madrid lit up in pink to celebrate the Day of the Girl. Real Madrid player and new BIAAG ambassador Michael Essien, pressed the button that lit the iconic building in Spain (Photo: Mateo Liebana / Plan)

Pyramid and Sphinx in Gizam, Egypt turned pink as part of the International Day of the Girl celebration and the launch of Plan’s Because I Am A Girl campaign (Photo: Plan)

Pyramid in Egypt (Photo: Plan)

Finlandia Hall in Helsinki turned pink during 11th October ‘Lighting up the World’ event to mark the first International Day of the Girl (Photo: Plan)

Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi, India (Photo: Plan / Mustafa Quraishi)

Qutab Minar in Delhi, India (Photo: Plan / Mustafa Quraishi)

Charminar (Four Towers) in /Hyderabad, India (Photo: Plan)

Purana Qila (Old Fort) in New Delhi, India (Photo: Plan / Mustafa Quraishi)

The Sony Centre in Berlin, Germany (Photo: Plan / Friedrun Reinhold)

Girls Pose in front of the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada (Photo: Plan)



Thank you to Plan UK for sharing these pictures.
plan-uk.org/because-i-am-a-girl