Education

Why harassment and catcalling won’t keep these girls out of school

| Nov 12, 2019

Street harassment is keeping girls out of school in communities across Egypt. See how we're working with local youth to challenge this harmful norm. Read more »

Meet the girl with one leg who walks 4 hours to get to school

| Sep 30, 2019

Adela was born with 1 leg and must walk 4 hours to get to school. Meet this inspiring girl and see why she will stop at nothing to learn and succeed. Read more »

In photos: Reopening CAR’s schools after years of conflict

| Sep 27, 2019

Violence destroyed their classrooms. But after years of conflict, children in Central African Republic are finally headed back to school. Read more »

7 reasons why millions of children are out of school

| Sep 10, 2019

263 million children, adolescents and youth are out of school worldwide. Find out what’s holding them back and see 7 major barriers to children's education. Read more »

3 Ways We Champion Learning Around the World

| Aug 29, 2019

We're committed to helping all children and young people recognize and unleash their power and potential. Find out the 3 ways we make this happen! Read more »

Where it’s taboo to talk about sex, this teacher refuses to be silent

| Jul 30, 2019

In Ecuador, pregnancy among girls under 15 increased by 78% between 1990 and 2009. Meet a teacher who is working with students to reduce these statistics. Read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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 »