Education

Canadian Youth Speak Out Against Sex Ed Repeal

| Jul 17, 2018

We asked some of our youth what the Sex Ed repeal in Ontario means to them. See what they had to say. Read more »

With an education, refugee girls can make their dreams come true

| May 29, 2018

75 million children affected by conflict, disaster and other emergencies are out of school. See why education in crisis needs to become a priority. Read more »

Keeping Colombian Girls in School Starts with Ending Period Shaming

| May 24, 2018

Menstruation continues to be a barrier to girls' education. We're working to improve access to supplies and end period shaming to keep girls in school! Read more »

Meet the boys who are working to end period shaming in Uganda

| Feb 13, 2018

Boys and men can play a role in breaking down menstruation taboos. See how we’re working with them to keep more girls in school and end period shaming. Read more »

The Right Hardware and Software Can Put an End to Period Shaming

| Feb 7, 2018

Learn about the kind of hardware and software that girls require to help them successfully manage their periods and put an end to period shaming! Read more »

Less is Not More: Why children in crises Need Increased Access to Education

Guest blogger | Jan 4, 2018

Education helps children thrive but it is often compromised during emergencies. Refugee children urgently need greater access to education. Read more »

It’s Not Enough to Get Girls Into the Classroom; the Future Lies in Keeping Them There

| Nov 3, 2017

Once girls get to school, it's a challenge to keep them there. See how we're working in Mozambique and Vietnam to help break down the barriers to education. Read more »

Weaving her way to a brighter future

| Oct 25, 2017

In Laos, Plan International is supporting girls and women's empowerment through vocational training. See how this programming is changing lives. Read more »

Every child has the right to education – especially children with disabilities

| Oct 25, 2017

Meet Katherine, a sponsored child from Honduras, and see how Plan International is helping children like her exercise their rights to education. Read more »

A bloody shame: 6 reasons why menstruation is keeping girls out of school

| Oct 20, 2017

Millions of girls miss school or drop out because of their periods. See 6 reasons why menstruation is preventing girls from achieving an education. Read more »

Gender Inequality is Keeping Girls Out of School

| Oct 6, 2017

Too many girls around the world are being denied their right to an education but gender equality remains attainable with determined youth leading the way. Read more »

6 Creative Ways We’re Making Education More Accessible

| Sep 8, 2017

Celebrating World Literacy Day by sharing the creative ways in which Plan International is making education more accessible for children around the world. Read more »