Desiree Buitenbos

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The inspiring young men working to end sexual harassment in Uganda

80% of girls don't feel safe in Kampala. See how Plan International is working with men and boys to make the city safer and help end sexual harassment. Read more »

Meet Michael – the man who delivers mail to sponsored children

Wondering who delivers your mail to sponsored children? Well, it’s probably someone just like Michael! Meet the man who delivers your heartwarming letters. Read more »

Holiday gift guide: 8 affordable gifts that give back and defy normal

A holiday guide to gifts that give back: perfect gift ideas from Plan International Canada’s Gifts of Hope for the friends and family on your shopping list. Read more »

3 ways clean water can help girls & women realize their rights

2.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water at home. Here are 3 ways clean water can help girls and women realize their rights around the world. Read more »

3 innovative apps protecting girls around the world

See how Plan International is using innovative mobile technology to protect girls around the world – helping them Defy Normal and realize their rights! Read more »

The Indonesia earthquake: On the ground in central Sulawesi

See how Plan International is responding after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Indonesia, leaving millions in need of emergency aid. Read more »

Ending FGM: Why these 3 traditional cutters are putting down their knives

97% of girls in Guinea have undergone Female Genital Mutilation. See how we're working alongside girls, communities and traditional cutters to help change this. Read more »

Why it’s time to Defy Normal

Normal is children denied their rights and girls denied equality. See why Plan International Canada is calling on all Canadians to Defy Normal. Read more »

7 child rights violations that need to stop – now!

Plan International is dedicated to helping children unleash their full potential. Find out 7 reasons why our work to protect childrens rights is so crucial. Read more »

How this super granny is working to change the birth story in Senegal

Meet Aminata, a super granny from Senegal who is working with adolescents, women and men to help change the birth story through awareness and education! Read more »

Meet Madame Badji – a midwife breaking down barriers to accessing healthcare in Senegal

Meet Madame Badji and see how midwives like her are working to change the birth story and increase access to healthcare in Senegal. Read more »

Meet Tort, a former sponsored child who’s determined to achieve her dreams!

Meet Tort - a former Plan International sponsored child who is working to make her dreams come true and help other children in her community do the same! Read more »