Education

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 »

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

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

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

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 »

Kenya passes historic law to give free sanitary pads to schoolgirls

See how girls supported by Plan International secured a victory for girls’ education by petitioning the government to provide free sanitary pads in schools. Read more »

New preschool in Nga sparks excitement for education

Emma Hamilton-Clark

Meet the children and parents in the community of Nga who are benefiting from a new preschool – built thanks to the support of Canadians like you! Read more »

“Rewarding and life-changing for all of us” – a Canadian family visits their sponsored child in Peru

From Canada to Peru: a family travels to meet their sponsored child and see the impact of their support to Plan International. Read more »

Like mother, like daughter: Meet Juliet and Priscilla

Meet Juliet and Priscilla, an adorable mother/daughter duo in Ghana are who helping their family exercise their rights to education, sanitation and health.  Read more »