Laois Student Taking Over On International Day Of The Girl

Photo credit: Plan.ie

The young Abbeyleix woman is shadowing in a government department.

Girls are taking over positions of political leaders, ambassadors and CEO's for a day in a bid to demand equality.

The campaign, as part of International Day of the Girl, aims to highlight the needs and challenges girls face every day.

18-year-old Aoife Dunne from Abbeyleix is a member of the youth advisory panel for Plan International.

She's shadowing in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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