Empowerment

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

| Aug 13, 2018

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

| Jun 29, 2018

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

| Jun 14, 2018

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

| Mar 1, 2018

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

| Feb 15, 2018

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 »

Meet the boys who are working to end period shaming in Uganda

| Feb 13, 2018

Boys and men can play a role in breaking down menstruation taboos. See how we’re working with them to keep more girls in school and end period shaming. Read more »

In Photos: “Love Yourself” art project empowers girls in Peru

| Feb 12, 2018

Teenage girls in Peru participate in an art therapy project and learn how to express themselves, embrace self-love, and discover their true potential! Read more »

Stronger together – how gender equality is redefining the family dynamic

| Feb 5, 2018

See how our gender transformative programming is helping women and men work together to break down negative gender norms in their families! Read more »

Survivor of FGM Champions Change in her Community to Protect Other Girls

| Feb 5, 2018

A heartbreaking but inspiring story of Beatrice, a survivor working to protect other girls from experiencing female genital mutilation in her community. Read more »