Empowerment

3 boys championing gender equality and girls’ rights!

Lisa | Mar 10, 2019

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

| Mar 7, 2019

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

| Mar 4, 2019

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

| Jan 14, 2019

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

| Nov 15, 2018

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

| Oct 22, 2018

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 »

Meet 3 Boys Who Are Defying Normal to end Sexual Harassment in Egypt

| Oct 1, 2018

These boys are no longer accepting sexual harassment or inequality faced by girls in their communities as 'normal'. They are standing up to Defy Normal. Read more »

Inspiring young men in Haiti to lead change in their community

Meet Fabien from Haiti, he's working to improve access to life-saving reproductive health services and education for women and girls in his community. Read more »

In Photos: How girls are scoring goals for equality through football

See how Plan International is using football to help girls around the world build their confidence and leadership skills to stand up for their rights. Read more »

Meet Oumou – a teen advocating to end child marriage and early pregnancy in Senegal

See how a vibrant, young woman is working to end child marriage and early pregnancy in Senegal through education and youth empowerment. Read more »

Meet 5 sheroes working to transform girls’ lives around the world

See how five women are making change happen in diverse ways in their communities. Their efforts may seem small but they are worth celebrating! Read more »

Post #MeToo a Conversation About Gender is Imperative

Building on the momentum of #MeToo, see how further discussion of gender and consent is key to moving the needle on sexual and gender-based violence. Read more »