"We've had enough." Young activists call for education funding and real partnerships
We demand that young people are meaningfully engaged with decision-makers and intergenerational dialogues on education, blogs Nnenna Onwuka of Transform Education.
- Nnenna OnwukaCommunications and Outreach Coordinator
It's time to strengthen gender focus in humanitarian action
The humanitarian system is at a critical juncture. As the new humanitarian chief assumes his position, Plan International is calling on him to raise the ambition of the humanitarian sector on gender equality and inclusion and to seize the opportunity to drive truly transformative change.
Move over Femtech, we need Equality Tech
Feminist technology must go beyond responding to girls' needs, suggest Nora Lindstrom, Senior Lead for Digital Programmes and Nikita Shrubsole, Influencing and Digital Policy and Advocacy Officer.
- Nikita ShrubsoleDigital Policy and Advocacy Officer.
Girls, women and children bear the brunt of the food crisis in South Sudan
More than half of South Sudan’s population will suffer acute food shortages this year according to UN predictions. Families say this year is the most severe period of hunger in living memory – with girls, young women and mothers the hardest hit.
- KC ShreeramEmergency Response Communications Specialist, South Sudan
How we got child marriage banned in Dominican Republic
We knew that girls were dropping out of school and becoming pregnant far too young but society didn't see child marriage as an issue. Here's how Plan International made it everyone's problem - and got child marriage banned in Dominican Republic.
- Virginia SaizCountry Director Plan International Dominican Republic
Why we must prioritise education as we build back from COVID-19
COVID-19’s impact on access to and quality of education for children and young people all around the world grows daily. Girls, young women and the most marginalised will be worst affected. We must not let them fall behind.
- Kevin NascimentoDeployable Education in Emergencies Specialist
Inclusive quality education: the key to climate and gender justice
Inclusive gender-responsive education is fundamental for progress towards climate and gender justice.
- Leah MossPolicy and Advocacy Officer
For a fairer future, girls must help design decision-making processes
Youth Activist Angelica Ojinnaka and the Inter-Parliamentary Union's Martin Chungong make the case for an overhaul in decision-making processes so girls and young women are no longer excluded.
Social media companies must act on the harassment of girls
Online harassment of girls has become normalised. This is what social media companies can do about it, blogs Plan International CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
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