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 […]
International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March. It is a day when people around the world come together to recognise the achievements that women and girls have made, as well as call for further action to close the gender gap in terms of education, health, economics and politics.
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 […]
Breaking down barriers to girls’ education and ending “period poverty” – watch to learn about the broad range of issues that keep girls from getting an education in developing countries, and the enormous progress that’s being made around the world, like the work by feminine care product brand Always to provide free educational resources.