Empowerment

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 »

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 »

The case for economically empowering women in Mali

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 »