Thought Provoking

Meet Lindsay Glassco, Our New CEO

Lindsay Glassco | Sep 15, 2020

Meet Lindsay Glassco, our new CEO, and hear about her first 100 days on the job - what her impressions are and what we hope to accomplish in the future. Read more »

Women’s and girls’ rights: what have we accomplished and what’s at stake now?

| Aug 19, 2020

Data shows we're making progress when it comes to advancing women's and girls' rights. Globally, fewer girls are getting married and more are in school. Read more »

What pregnancy looks like in 10 developing countries

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

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

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

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!

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 »