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
Ola: Girls’ voices power progress
Investing in girls powers progress for all, blogs lawyer and young leader Olaoluwa Abagun ahead of the European Development Days.
- Olaoluwa AbagunLawyer and Young Leader
How to step up fight against child marriage
Campaigners and stakeholders are celebrating news that instances of child marriage are decreasing globally. But our 18+ programme provides recommendations for making global efforts to end the practice more effective.
- Lazarus MwaleRegional Programme Manager 18+ Ending Child Marriage in East & Southern Africa
Don't let tech leave girls behind
If girls and women don't get involved in creating the future of tech, they risk being left behind, blogs Global Coordinator for Digital Development, Nora Lindstrom.
- Nora LindstromGlobal Coordinator for Digital Development
Rohingya girls are living in a grim purgatory
For every one of the almost one million Rohingya people living in camps in camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, life is an incomprehensible struggle. And girls have it worst, blogs Susanne Legena, Acting CEO, Plan International Australia.
- Susanne LegenaActing CEO, Plan International Australia
Rural girls' voices must be heard!
Radio is vital for girls in rural areas of Nepal. Neetika, 17, blogs for us about the day she hosted her own show to ensure that as well as listening, girls' voices are also heard.
- NeetikaYouth Ambassador for Plan International Nepal
Girls hold the solutions for safety in cities
Community leaders and city planners must listen to girls if they want to build safe cities for all, suggest Lan and Linh, 16-year-old youth ambassadors from Hanoi.
- Linh and Lan, both 16, Hanoi.Youth Ambassadors for Safer Cities for Girls
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