Empowerment

Tomorrow’s empowered leaders: Meet 6 inspiring girls

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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

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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 »

How the star of Lost Girl, actress Anna Silk, is creating a brighter future for girls!

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See how Canadian actress Anna Silk, of the Showcase TV show Lost Girl, rallied the show’s cast, crew and fans together to support Because I am a Girl! Read more »

3 social injustices that girls face around the world

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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 »

How investing in one girl transformed an entire community

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VIDEO: See how investing in one girl, through Plan’s Child Sponsorship, transformed not only her life, but an entire community in the Philippines. Read more »

Why me? The permanent scars of female genital mutilation

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Female genital mutilation is a harmful practice that violates the human rights of girls and women in developing countries. Meet Nkatha, a victim of FGM. Read more »

The growing movement to end child marriage

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With support from the United Nations and organizations like Plan, there’s a growing movement to end child marriage in developing countries worldwide. Read more »

3 girls who refuse to let their disabilities define them!

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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 »

Empowering young women for a stronger Haiti

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The 2010 Haiti earthquake affected 3.5 million people. Learn how Plan has worked to empower women and help communities rebuild 5 years after the disaster. Read more »

5 wins for girls’ rights in 2014

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Best moments from 2014 for girls’ and women’s rights, and gender equality like Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize award and Emma Watson’s UN speech. Read more »

7 reasons why the fight for girls’ rights still matters

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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 »

Why the Montréal massacre still matters 25 years later

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25 years have passed since the Montreal massacre, but the underlying issues surrounding violence against women continue to be relevant today. Read more »