Empowerment

8 ways to celebrate International Day of the Girl!

Lisa

8 ways to show your support for gender equality and celebrate girls’ rights for International Day of the Girl! 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 »

Swimmers make a big splash for girls’ rights!

Lisa

Over the last few years, the Toronto Synchronized Swimming Club has supported Because I am a Girl with their annual fundraiser – raising close to $3,000! 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 »

Why maternal and child health matters to Olympic champion and new mom, Jenn Heil

Lisa

Olympic champion and new mom, Jenn Heil, shares some of her experiences as a mother and her thoughts on global maternal, newborn and child health. Read more »

What you can do to help #BringBackOurGirls

Lisa

#BringBackOurGirls: Learn more about the issues surrounding girls’ education and Plan’s work to end violence against girls in school. Read more »

AFRIpads: A below the belt social enterprise

Kate Jongbloed

AFRIpads – one of Uganda's newest social enterprises - is helping girls stay in school with affordable and reusable sanitary pads. Read more »

What is #theMalalaEffect?

Kate Jongbloed

Inspired by Malala Yousafzai's courageous stand for girls' rights, people around the world are amplifying her message. That's the power of #theMalalaEffect. Read more »

The greatest moments for GIRLS in 2013

Kate Jongbloed

Girls achieved some important milestones this year, whether it was in court, at the UN or in the great outdoors. Check out some of the greatest moments for girls in 2013! Read more »

Because I am a Girl bracelet from Ardene supports girls’ education (+ YOU could win $5,000)!

Kate Jongbloed

Buy a Link to Love bracelet from Ardene, and do your part to help girls around the world get the education they deserve! Read more »