How empowering girls benefits everyone

Plan International strives for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. See how empowering girls can change the world. Read more »

A new source of hope in Kita: How access to clean water is helping girls like Hawa

See how Plan International Canada’s Community Sponsorship program is changing lives by providing families in Kita with access to clean water.  Read more »

Laying the foundation for dreams: Fathers and sons share their hopes for the future

Find out how Plan International Canada’s Community Sponsorship program is removing barriers to help fathers and sons dream of a brighter future.  Read more »

Helping refugee children hang on to childhood in the midst of crisis

How Plan International’s child-friendly spaces are helping refugee children overcome adversity through learning, laughing and playing.  Read more »

Chance of a lifetime: One couple’s adventure to meet their sponsored child

From Alberta to the Philippines: a couple travels to meet their sponsored child and see the impact of their long-time support to Plan International.  Read more »

Eliminating the barriers to girls’ education in rural Bangladesh


How girls are overcoming the barriers to education in rural Bangladesh thanks to supporters of Plan International Canada’s Community Sponsorship. Read more »

Education in emergencies: Why education can no longer wait

Guest blogger

Millions of children affected by conflict, disaster and other emergencies are losing out on their education. See why education needs to become a priority. Read more »

Time to shine a spotlight on invisible girls: Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO of Plan International, on how empowering girls can change the world

Guest blogger

Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen on why girls struggle to access their rights, and how empowering girls can create lasting, positive change Read more »

4 reasons why a million children are at risk as El Niño ravages Ethiopia

El Niño is behind Ethiopia’s worst humanitarian crisis in years. We look at how droughts and flooding are challenging children’s survival.  Read more »

#BringBackOurGirls, 2 years later: a reminder of the barriers to girls’ education

On the anniversary of #BringBackOurGirls, we take a closer look at why so many girls in Nigeria struggle to get an education. Read more »

Long-time child sponsor sees remarkable change in every visit

Rose Caicco, a long-time Plan International Canada donor, sees the benefits of Child Sponsorship every time she visits the Dominican Republic. Read more »

Girls standing up for their right to sexual reproductive health


See how girls empowered with information on their sexual reproductive health are sharing their knowledge and standing up for their rights. Read more »