Education

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 »

3 Canadian girls whose inventions could change the world

Kate Jongbloed

These 3 Canadian girls are creating inventions and making discoveries that have the potential to create a brighter future for people everywhere! 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 »

Why we admire ‘the girl who silenced the world’

Lisa

In celebration of World Environment Day, we’re shining the spotlight on an inspiring woman speaking out to protect the earth: Severn Cullis-Suzuki. Read more »

A long journey to school

Kate Jongbloed

Journey to school: 8-year-old Sylvia’s school is 7km away from her home in rural Tanzania. It’s a distance she walks alone every day. Read more »