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.
How youth groups can claim power digitally during COVID-19
COVID-19 has smashed the status quo: young people must now raise their voices in digital decision-making spaces.
- Grace HuntCampaigns Assistant
How girls are taking the lead during COVID-19
The world has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 crisis but in these unprecedented times, we have once again been shown who runs the world… girls!
- Khadijah TurnerCampaign Officer
Education Under Attack – Sahel girls need action on safe schools
Girls in the Sahel region value education, but lack of action towards safe schools in conflict areas is leading to devastating, life-altering impacts for a generation of students.
- Daouda DiarraEducation in Emergencies Specialist
COVID-19: How cash transfers can save lives and livelihoods
Protecting livelihoods can save lives during COVID-19 response, blogs Cash Based Programme in Emergencies Specialist Syed Mohammed Aftab Alam.
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