Gender-based violence is an issue impacting girls and women around the world. See how this community in Nicaragua is working together to put a stop to it. Read more »
In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquakes, children, especially girls, face an increased risk of sexual exploitation, trafficking and child marriage. Read more »
On April 14, 2014, more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria, igniting #BringBackOurGirls on social media. We look at what’s happened since then. Read more »
In photos: From slavery to freedom – Experience the stories of a group of girls and young women freed from the Kamalari slave system in Nepal. Read more »
Explore three major issues affecting girls and women around the world, and see how achieving gender equality can help promote social justice for all. Read more »
Female genital mutilation is a harmful practice that violates the human rights of girls and women in developing countries. Meet Nkatha, a victim of FGM. Read more »
Girls' rights are human rights. Yet globally, millions of girls are denied education, life-saving health services, and opportunities for a brighter future. Read more »
25 years have passed since the Montreal massacre, but the underlying issues surrounding violence against women continue to be relevant today. Read more »
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: Girls around the world, including Canada, speak out about gender-based violence. Read more »
World Toilet Day – The lack of sanitation is a global health issue, and when it comes to girls and women, it’s also an issue of gender inequality. Read more »
#BringBackOurGirls: Learn more about the issues surrounding girls’ education and Plan’s work to end violence against girls in school. Read more »
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