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The Sanctuary Project CYAN Pilipinas

Supporting a generation of gender-sensitive students

26 November 2021

Daine Torregosa and Regina Buco of the Centre for Youth Advocacy and Networking (CYAN) sit down with Plan International Philippines to discuss how the student-led sanctuary project works to campaign against gender-based sexual harassment by localising the Safe Spaces Act of 2019, one school and university at a time. 

  • Julieanne Tabilog
    Content and Digital Consultant

Empowering youth to drive climate change

8 November 2021

Following Plan International Philippines' recent webinar on climate advocacy and the digital landscape, 16-year-old Youth Reporter, Edciel, writes about the potential of the youth to drive climate action, especially online.

  • Edciel, 16
    Youth Reporter
The all woman MOVE UP savings group meeting in Manila

Working with young people to adapt cities for climate resilience

27 October 2021

On World Cities Day we are reminded of the crucial importance of supporting children and young people, especially adolescent girls, where they are – in the cities and slums that are growing exponentially and at high risk of climate-related crises and disasters, blogs Louise Meincke, Urban Hub Manager. 

  • Louise Meincke
    Urban Hub Manager
Women Make Films in Nepal

How female filmmakers are challenging stereotypes in Nepal

9 September 2021

Inspiring young female filmmakers are showing that a future where girls and women in all their diversity are equally represented in media and entertainment is possible, writes Plan International Nepal’s Shreejana Bajracharya.

  • Shreejana Bajracharya Campaign Specialist, Plan International Nepal
    Shreejana Bajracharya
    Campaign Specialist

COVID-19 quarantine centre conditions must improve in Nepal

26 June 2020

Chetana, a youth reporter from a Plan International Nepal programme, blogs on her concerns about COVID-19 quarantine centres in her country and what must be done to improve them.

  • Chetana
    Youth Reporter

Are you ready to fight together against the pandemic? 

26 June 2020

Manju, a youth reporter from a Plan International programme, blogs on the ways COVID-19 is affecting girls’ lives in Nepal.

  • Manju
    Youth Reporter

Refugee and displaced girls have hope despite COVID-19

18 June 2020

Action for refugee and displaced girls must involve consulting them on both issues and solutions. A blog by Sharon Chikanya and Richard Sandison of the Centre of Excellence: Girls in Displaced Settings.

  • Sharon Chikanya and Richard Sandison
    Plan International Centre of Excellence for Girls in Displaced Settings.
COVID-19 vs Children's Rights op-ed

Will we listen to them?

1 June 2020

A joint op-ed about the impact of COVID-19 on children in Cambodia by Prashant Verma - Country Director of ChildFund Cambodia, Gwynneth Wong - Country Director of Plan International Cambodia, Elizabeth Pearce - Country Director of Save the Children International Cambodia, Sour Chankosom - Deputy National Director of SOS Children's Villages, Zoe De Melo - Project Manager of Terre des Hommes Netherlands and Daniel Selvanayagam -  National Director of World Vision International Cambodia. 

Want to empower women? Start with girls!

8 March 2020