Case Studies

Health and gender equality strengthened in 5 countries

We’re removing barriers to quality health services girls and young women face in Bangladesh, Ghana, Haiti, Nigeria and Senegal to reduce maternal and child mortality.
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Radha escaped child marriage. Now she’s a girls’…

At 14 years old Radha escaped from a child marriage. Now, at 24, she is continuing the fight for girls' rights.  
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Meet the girls who escaped child marriage

With nearly 1 in 2 girls married off before the age of 18*, South Asia has the highest prevalence of child marriage in the world. But girls are fighting back against this harmful tradition. …
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Celebrating the birth of the girl-child!

In a hard to reach area in Kurigram district, one community is celebrating. They are rejoicing in the birth of a new baby girl, something that is helping end decades of discrimination and change…
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Rohingya girls speak out

Rohingya girls tell us their hopes, fears and needs.
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Busting period taboos and fighting child marriage in Bangladesh…

Lucky was married at 14. Now she is empowering girls to stay in school and become financially empowered, all while busting menstruation taboos!
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16 ways to end violence towards girls

Drawing on 80 years of work with some of the world's most at-risk girls, we've put together a list of some of the most effective ways to tackle violence towards girls and women. 
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Safe schools save lives

A Plan International safe schools project in Rangpur, Bangladesh shows how the classroom can be an effective place to begin strengthening resilience across the whole community. On International…
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5 feminist fathers from around the world

A vital component for achieving gender equality and rights for girls is the involvement and support of men and boys. Fathers, in particular, can play an important role in creating an equal environment…
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