Thought Provoking

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 »

Children not soldiers – the fight for equal opportunity continues

The world needs to better protect children from losing their childhood's out on the battlefield. Rehabilitation is possible but we must focus on prevention. Read more »

We can and must stop famine now

Millions of people, including children, are at risk of starvation. To ensure the food crisis does not worsen, heightened humanitarian aid is needed now. 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 »

Why is a birth certificate so important for girls’ rights?

Kate Jongbloed

A birth certificate is proof – not only of identity, but of existence. Without a birth certificate, it's even more difficult for a girl to claim her rights. Read more »