Building the platform for girls’ rights
"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.
The case for universal birth registration
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.
#GirlsTakeover: Time to Turn Girls’ Whisper into a Roar
From the casual inequalities that curtail girls' education to the violence that for many is frighteningly routine. Plan International CEO, Anne-Brigitte Albrectsen blogs about why we support and promote girls' power and potential on International Day of the Girl.
Gender equality: the social and political issue of our time
New research shows that laws, policies and campaigns which change attitudes towards girls are critical if we are to achieve gender equality, blogs Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
Roll back on girls' and women's rights demands swift action
We're seeing a global roll back on girls' and women's rights. Now is the time to take a stand against regressive forces, blogs Plan International CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
Setting a new curriculum for global education
G20 leaders have an opportunity to transform girls' lives if they plug the education financing gap, blogs Plan International CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
Challenging expectations and transforming relations
An involved and engaged father can make a huge difference to child’s life, from birth right through to adulthood. But equitable parenting can also boost health, relationships and overall happiness for the whole family.
Gender equality is impossible without digital skills for girls
Girls must have the chance to learn digital skills to truly have equal opportunities and be able to follow their ambitions, writes Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
Fighting a rising tide of apathy towards aid
The scale of apathy towards humanitarian support today is shocking, says Plan International's CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen. Here she explains why critics of aid for East Africa have got it wrong.