Empowerment

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 »

“We are equal”: how youth are transforming attitudes towards gender in Nicaragua

See how our Champions of Change program in Nicaragua is working with boys and girls to transform damaging gender norms and attitudes. Read more »

Weaving her way to a brighter future

In Laos, Plan International is supporting girls and women's empowerment through vocational training. See how this programming is changing lives. Read more »

Gender Inequality is Keeping Girls Out of School

Too many girls around the world are being denied their right to an education but gender equality remains attainable with determined youth leading the way. Read more »

These Canadian leaders are showing the world that girls belong in their dream jobs

See why Prime Minister Trudeau and other prominent Canadian leaders are proudly declaring #GirlsBelongHere on International Day of the Girl. Read more »

17 inspiring youth are set to show Canada that girls belong in their dream jobs!

To mark International Day of the Girl on October 11, youth from across Canada will step into their dreams jobs to show that #GirlsBelongHere! Read more »

Empowering underage girls to escape the sex trade in Uganda

See how Plan International is empowering underage girls escape Uganda's sex trade through skills training and entrepreneurship. Read more »

Meet Bibata, the plumber who’s breaking down gender stereotypes in Burkina Faso

Meet Bibata and see how Plan International’s vocational training helped her become a plumber who is breaking down gender stereotypes in Burkina Faso. Read more »

Equalizing the Playing Field

Guest blogger

Learn about Plan International's partnership with Jays Care Foundation for the Girls at Bat program. Read more »

Why feminism can change the world

Gender inequality limits girl’s and women’s freedom to exercise their basic rights to education, health and protection. See how feminism can change this. Read more »

Igniting the power of women in rural Pakistan through dairy farming

See how our dairy farming projects in rural Pakistan are empowering women and developing their leadership and business skills. Read more »