Education

Listening to youth: The inspiring words of 3 young women

Lisa

The voices of youth matter. That’s why Plan believes in empowering youth to speak out and make a difference, like these 3 inspiring young women. Read more »

The right to learn: 3 girls overcome the odds to go to school

Lisa

Girls in developing countries face barriers to their education. Meet 3 girls who’ve overcome these challenges and returned to school with Plan’s support. Read more »

A love for education: Like mother, like daughter

Lisa

A mother’s love can inspire incredible change! Meet a mother and daughter fighting for girls’ education among the Baka indigenous peoples of Cameroon. Read more »

Tomorrow’s empowered leaders: Meet 6 inspiring girls

Lisa

For International Women’s Day, meet 6 inspiring girls who’ll be tomorrow’s empowered female leaders - creating a brighter future for their communities. Read more »

5 companies creating a #BrighterFuture for girls and women everywhere

Lisa

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we highlight 5 companies who’re helping create a brighter future, and empower women and girls worldwide. Read more »

3 social injustices that girls face around the world

Lisa

Explore three major issues affecting girls and women around the world, and see how achieving gender equality can help promote social justice for all. Read more »

3 girls who refuse to let their disabilities define them!

Lisa

Meet 3 girls living with disabilities in developing countries who overcame stigmas and barriers to become advocates for their rights, with Plan’s support. Read more »

7 reasons why the fight for girls’ rights still matters

Lisa

Girls' rights are human rights. Yet globally, millions of girls are denied education, life-saving health services, and opportunities for a brighter future. Read more »

Meet one of the “bravest girls in the world”

Lisa

Glamour magazine honoured 9 girls who’ve overcome barriers to their education, like Hap from Plan Canada’s Community Sponsorship program in Vietnam. Read more »

Two incredible girls fighting for children’s rights!

Kate Jongbloed

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, meet two girls championing children’s rights in Africa. Read more »

Award-winning teacher in Sierra Leone opens doors for girls’ education

Kate Jongbloed

Inspiring teacher in Sierra Leone has made it her mission to teach families and colleagues about the incredible power of girls' education. Read more »

Literacy to the rescue! How a book swap is changing girls’ lives

Lisa

A Canadian mom showed her community the power of literacy by hosting a book swap to support girls' education around the world. Read more »