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FADI: A GOAT’S TALE

Kavita Dogra

Goats have the power to positively impact the life of a child, their family and their entire community. Read Fadi’s story to see how.

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Giving Tuesday: 4 things you need to know

| Nov 24, 2020

Giving Tuesday marks the beginning of the holiday giving season. Find out more about this impactful day and learn how to support giving back to others. Read more »

7 gifts for minimalists that help make the world a better place

| Nov 19, 2020

Find gifts for minimalists who are hard to shop for. These gifts can help make the world a better place by addressing climate change and tackling poverty. Read more »

Meet the mechanics working to overcome gender inequality in Guinea

| Nov 12, 2020

Meet Teninkè and N'Mahawa. These inspiring women are working to overcome gender inequality in Guinea by defying traditional gender norms. Read more »

Data reveals impact of cyberbullying on girls’ lives in Canada

| Oct 5, 2020

In a new survey from Plan International Canada, girls were asked to share their experiences with cyberbullying. See the results here. Read more »

3 innovative ways we’re continuing education for students during Covid-19

| Sep 22, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve implemented 3 different approaches that have helped students continue their education during this time. Learn more. Read more »

“This nightmare called marriage”: a former child bride shares her story

| Sep 2, 2020

At age 14, Titi* became a child bride against her will. Now, she's sharing her personal story and warning against child marriage. Read more »

Women’s and girls’ rights: what have we accomplished and what’s at stake now?

| Aug 19, 2020

Data shows we're making progress when it comes to advancing women's and girls' rights. Globally, fewer girls are getting married and more are in school. Read more »

Gender-based violence: the silent and lethal ‘shadow pandemic’

| Jul 22, 2020

A silent and lethal ‘shadow pandemic’ is unfolding across the globe as cases of gender-based violence are increasing due to COVID-19. Read more »

More countries are banning FGM but millions are still at risk

| Jul 2, 2020

FGM is a violation of the human rights of girls. Find out why there has been a global trend to ban the practice and why millions of girls are still at risk. Read more »

World Refugee Day: How is COVID-19 impacting refugee girls and women?

| Jun 17, 2020

Based on our research, COVID-19 is having a significant impact on refugee girls and women – on their health, safety, education and livelihoods. Read more »

Period poverty and COVID-19: How the pandemic is impacting access to menstrual products

| May 22, 2020

Period poverty is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. See how we're working to alleviate this reality and ensure access to menstrual health supplies Read more »

Helping others during a pandemic: Meet 3 inspirational youth making a difference

| May 7, 2020

From stopping child marriages to sewing face masks, meet 3 inspiring and empowered youth who are making a difference by helping others during this pandemic. Read more »