Education

The inspiring young men working to end sexual harassment in Uganda

| Jan 7, 2019

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 »

How Staying in School Can Prevent Child Marriage: Monica’s Story

| Nov 2, 2018

Monica escaped being forced into marriage because of an ally at school and now she's determined to pursue her education and fight for girls' rights. Read more »

Improving access to education with a new school in Liberia

| Sep 7, 2018

See how this new school in Liberia is improving access to education and helping children in the community reach their full potential. Read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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