Aneeka: I believe in the power of collective action
Young activist Aneeka McNamara took over Metro Trains in Melbourne, Australia last year to highlight the safety concerns of young women. The experience has convinced her of the importance and power of collective action in the fight for gender equality.
- Aneeka McNamaraYouth Campaigner
How we helped secure $3 billion for the world’s most vulnerable girls
Amanda Sussman, Head of Policy, Plan International Canada blogs about this huge success in bringing girls' rights to the top of the global agenda.
- Amanda SussmanHead of Policy, Plan International Canada
Rohingya crisis: why we must listen to girls
Now that a year has passed since the start of the Rohingya crisis, we must look at the long-term needs of girls whose lives have been affected. And the only way to do this is by listening to girls themselves.
- Orla MurphyCountry Director, Plan International Bangladesh
Girls spoke truth to power at G7 Whistler Meetings
Young female advocates spoke truth to power at the G7 Whistler Meetings and helped secure a historic commitment to adolescent girls across the globe. It's no coincidence, blogs Natasha Harris-Harb.
- Natasha Harris-HarbUNGEI & Plan International summer associate
All young people deserve to be safe - especially at school
Whether at school, at home, in public spaces or online – all children and young people must feel and be safe. However, a simple walk to school, especially for girls and LGBTIQ+ young people, can pose a serious threat to their mental health and safety.
How Digital Principles can help tackle gender inequality
Technology can and should be used to further gender equality blogs Nora Lindstrom, Global Coordinator for Digital Development.
- Nora LindstromGlobal Coordinator for Digital Development
Family planning is a human right
Plan International supports all girls and young women to make their own sexual and reproductive health choices. Because they have rich and complex lives. They have hopes and ambitions. And because it’s a human right.
- Alexandra RollandSexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy Advisor
Ending child marriage in Asia. Let's make it happen!
We can learn valuable lessons from Asia for emerging, innovative and effective ways to end child marriage, blogs Raša Sekulović, our Regional Head of Child Protection.
- Raša SekulovićRegional Head of Child Protection (Asia)
Yolande: Girls and their allies can help end child marriage
Yolande, 25, a girls' rights advocate from Togo gives recommendations for ending child marriage ahead of her attendance at the second Girls Not Brides global conference.
- Yolande YougaYouth Ambassador
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