Empowerment

Helping others during a pandemic: Meet 3 inspirational youth making a difference

| May 7, 2020

From stopping child marriages to sewing face masks, meet 3 inspiring and empowered youth who are making a difference by helping others during this pandemic. Read more »

Supporting global health: 4 health care workers making a difference

| Apr 4, 2020

Meet 4 inspirational health care workers supported by Plan International, and see how they’re protecting and saving lives every day. Read more »

Meet 3 inspiring women shattering gender norms in the workplace

| Feb 25, 2020

Meet Ann, Quline and Winnie. These 3 exceptional women share 1 common goal: to remove barriers for women who want to pursue careers in male-dominated fields. Read more »

Solar empowered women: Kenya’s renewable energy entrepreneurs

| Feb 24, 2020

See how Plan International Canada's Kilifi Solar Project is working to combat climate change while also empowering women to become successful entrepreneurs. Read more »

The dark side of tourism: how underage girls are sexually exploited in the Dominican Republic

| Jan 6, 2020

1 in 4 sex workers in the Dominican Republic is under the age of 18. Meet one survivor who was exploited by tourists and see how she turned her life around. Read more »

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 »

3 boys championing gender equality and girls’ rights!

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Meet 3 boys taking action to speak out against negative gender stereotypes and norms, and promoting equal rights in their communities around the world. Read more »

A group of teenage girls are helping end FGM in Ethiopia

Globally, more than 200 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation. Meet a group of girls, fighting to end this practice in Ethiopia. Read more »

Today’s empowered girls are tomorrow’s empowered women

What happens when families, communities and whole societies start supporting girls? A generation of empowered girls become tomorrow’s empowered women! Read more »

Youth are the leaders of today not tomorrow

Meet 5 youth from around the world who are leading change in their communities and championing gender equality. Read more »

3 ways clean water can help girls & women realize their rights

2.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water at home. Here are 3 ways clean water can help girls and women realize their rights around the world. Read more »

Meet 3 Women who are Defying Normal in their Communities

Meet three inspiring women who are rejecting gender norms in their communities and defying normal by pursuing the careers of their own choosing. Read more »