The 9th World Urban Forum provided a platform for girls to share their concerns and recommendations for making cities safer and more inclusive, blogs Alana Livesey.
Violence against girls is rife, right across the world. However, in the coming months we must take advantage of key opportunities to keep girls safe, writes Plan International’s Leila Asrari.
"Girls’ Rights are Human Rights, right? Everyone knows that. So why do we need to make a case for girls? What makes them special?" Plan International CEO, Anne-Brigitte Albrectsen lays out the facts in this blog supporting the launch of our latest research and the Girls' Rights Platform.
2017 has been an eventful year. Plan International's #GirlsTakeover expert, Philip Gonzalo Taylor, runs through the huge girls' rights victories that have come about as a result of global action for girls, by girls.
Leaders meeting at this week’s AU-EU Summit have the opportunity to turn Africa’s ‘demographic boom’ into an era of economic and social development, but only if they fund girls’ education, writes Plan International’s Andrew Small.
Teachers hold the key to preventing violence against girls in and around schools and need more support to keep children safe, writes Plan International’s Leila Asrari.
World leaders have a golden opportunity to change the world and support girls to become the leaders of tomorrow by increasing funding for education when they meet in February, blogs Plan International’s Yona Nestel.
Innovative methods that aim to register every birth are essential if we are to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children who are currently invisible to their governments, blogs Plan International’s Ed Duffus.
Luciana, 17, took over the role of a village chief for a day in Timor-Leste as part of Plan International’s global #GirlsTakeover. We asked her to share her feelings about the experience, and here is what she had to say.