Thought Provoking

What pregnancy looks like in 10 developing countries

| Jun 19, 2019

99% of pregnancy and childbirth related deaths occur in developing countries. See why this is happening and how access to healthcare can help save lives. Read more »

The inspiring young men working to end sexual harassment in Uganda

| Jan 7, 2019

80% of girls don't feel safe in Kampala. See how Plan International is working with men and boys to make the city safer and help end sexual harassment. Read more »

3 innovative apps protecting girls around the world

| Nov 7, 2018

See how Plan International is using innovative mobile technology to protect girls around the world – helping them Defy Normal and realize their rights! Read more »

Why it’s time to Defy Normal

| Sep 27, 2018

Normal is children denied their rights and girls denied equality. See why Plan International Canada is calling on all Canadians to Defy Normal. Read more »

7 child rights violations that need to stop – now!

| Sep 20, 2018

Plan International is dedicated to helping children unleash their full potential. Find out 7 reasons why our work to protect childrens rights is so crucial. Read more »

Post #MeToo a Conversation About Gender is Imperative

Building on the momentum of #MeToo, see how further discussion of gender and consent is key to moving the needle on sexual and gender-based violence. Read more »

Meet the boys who are working to end period shaming in Uganda

Boys and men can play a role in breaking down menstruation taboos. See how we’re working with them to keep more girls in school and end period shaming. Read more »

The Right Hardware and Software Can Put an End to Period Shaming

Learn about the kind of hardware and software that girls require to help them successfully manage their periods and put an end to period shaming! Read more »

Gender: It is Time to go Beyond the Binary

We are committed to the inclusion of all gender identities. Has the time come for us to move beyond the binary? The answer is complicated. Read more »

Why gender inequality often starts at home

Home is where the heart is. But it’s also the first place where children are socialized into gender norms. See why gender inequality often starts at home. 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 »

Everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity should be treated equally

In the face of emerging forms of political and systemic discrimination, Plan International will not waiver on its commitment to gender equality & inclusion. Read more »