In 2020, alongside Plan International’s youth leaders in Vietnam, the Youth Activists led research into the challenges faced by girls, young women and non-binary folk as a result of COVID-19. Not only did they delve into the issues that COVID-19 exposed in our systems, but they also highlighted young people’s dreams and solutions for a […]
A new poll was designed by students at the 2019 News Champions Forum for 10 to 17 year olds. Its goal is to provide feedback on what young people think about what they read in the media and how they are represented. The poll was conducted in late 2020 with young people from across Australia […]
Utilising data collected via our Safer Cities Free to Be project in 2018 with Monash XYX Lab and Crowdspot, the report is a major study on street harassment, and urges authorities to improve reporting outcomes for girls and young women. In the original project, young women and girls from Sydney, Madrid, Lima, Kampala and Delhi […]
YAS also partake in ‘share the mic’ opportunities, where young people consult with leaders and decision makers to bring youth experiences and voices to the forefront! In 2020, the Youth Activists spoke to Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok and Twitter to demand commitments from social media platforms to create safe and empowering spaces for girls and […]
These youth leaders worked together to design The Future Online’s guiding project questions, conduct focus group discussions with peers, and take their demands of accountability and change to stakeholders in Australia and the Asia-Pacific: including the ESafety Commissioner, TikTok, and Twitter.
Plan International first published The State of the World’s Girls Report in 2007. The 2018 report on cities is the first in a new series that each year will examine the behaviours, attitudes and beliefs that limit girls’ freedom and opportunities in specific environments or sectors. Cat-calling, stalking, groping and worse – it doesn’t matter […]