Empowerment

Canadian youth speak up about the most damaging gender stereotypes

Meet 6 inspiring and empowered Canadian youth who are speaking out for change and sharing their thoughts on damaging gender stereotypes that affect us all. Read more »

Meet 4 dads fighting for girls’ rights

Meet 4 dads from around the world who are standing up for girls' rights to education, protection and health, with the support of Plan International.  Read more »

Economically empowering women in Mali to #ChangetheStory for themselves – and everyone around them!

Community Sponsorship is economically empowering women in Kita to support their families, and challenge traditional gender roles.  Read more »

A historic victory: How empowered youth ended child marriage in Malawi

See how youth supported by Plan International secured a historic amendment to Malawi’s constitution that outlaws child marriage once and for all.  Read more »

Clearing the path to girls’ education in Guatemala

See how Plan International’s Child Sponsorship program is helping girls in Guatemala access their right to education and a brighter future!  Read more »

Female-only rickshaw service is driving change in Pakistan

Emma Hamilton-Clark

See how an all-female rickshaw service is fueling change and empowering girls and women in Pakistan. Read more »

Our Youth Advisors are heading to the UN!

Guest blogger

Rohan, a Youth Advisory Council member at Plan International Canada, shares why he and his fellow YAC members are travelling to the United Nations! Read more »

What the Strong Girls accomplished in 2016!

Jessica

We are celebrating the success of the strong women in our Strong Girls, Strong World program. See the top moments of girl power! Read more »

7 wins for girls’ empowerment in 2016

Emma Hamilton-Clark

We continue to see the resilience of girls across the world. Here are 7 reasons why 2016 was an awesome year for girls’ empowerment. Read more »

Unafraid: speaking out for gender equality!

Guest blogger

Meet Georgia, a Speakers Bureau members. She shares with us what being a part of the Speakers Bureau member has meant to her, and what she has learned. Read more »

The ripple effect: How investing in girls and women benefits everyone

Lisa

See how investing in the health, education, and empowerment of girls and women doesn’t just benefit them, but everyone around them too!  Read more »