“That will be me one day” – Why girls’ empowerment matters more than ever


To achieve gender equality, see why the empowerment of girls matters here in Canada and in countries around the world. Read more »

6 ways to champion girls’ empowerment and break gender stereotypes this Halloween

Emma Hamilton-Clark

This Halloween we challenge you to take a stand and break gender stereotypes with your costume. Here are 6 tips to spark your creativity. Read more »

Why more boys are standing up for girls’ rights in Latin America

See how Plan International is working with boys across Latin America to promote gender equality and girls’ rights. Read more »

Counting the invisible: Why collecting better data about the lives of girls matters


Globally, there’s a lack of reliable gender data about the lived reality of girls. Plan International is leading a partnership focused on closing this gap. Read more »

IN PICTURES: Girls around the world take the lead for International Day of the Girl


For the 5th International Day of the Girl, girls–in Canada and worldwide–filled 250 leadership roles to illustrate the importance of girls’ empowerment. Read more »

How we’re helping Burundian refugee children access their rights in Tanzania

See how Plan International is supporting Burundian refugee children to access their rights to education, protection, and emotional wellbeing.  Read more »

Challenge accepted! 13 Canadian leaders empowering girls to take the lead for International Day of the Girl


To mark International Day of the Girl, Canadian leaders are showing their support for girls’ empowerment by inviting girls to take the lead for a day. Read more »

VIDEO: The fight for gender equality needs you


When we rally behind girls and support their rights, the whole world wins. Girls can transform their own lives, and the lives of everyone around them. Read more »

Why a group of inspiring girls are boldly challenging Canadian leaders to stand up for girls’ rights

To mark International Day of the Girl, a group of girls are challenging Canadian leaders to support girls’ rights and put girls in positions of leadership.  Read more »

How a better world for all is within our reach with the Sustainable Development Goals


Changing the world is possible! With the Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals,  we can create a better world for all if we work together. Read more »

Success! How empowered girls are ending child marriage in Guatemala

See how Plan International is leading the movement to end child marriage in Guatemala, supporting girls to petition government and change marriage laws. Read more »

How Child Sponsorship helped Binta reach her full potential

Meet Binta, a former Plan International sponsored child from Guinea-Bissau, and see how Child Sponsorship helped her become a champion for girls' rights. Read more »