Smart schools bridge digital gender divide in Latin America
Girls are challenging the stereotype that technology is ‘for boys’ by learning digital skills in ‘classrooms of the future.’
Girl app developer raises awareness of the environment
By developing apps to raise awareness on issues that matter most to her, 11-year-old Samantha, from Nicaragua, is proving that girls are capable of creating technology and positive change.
Chaguinha: football coach, girls’ rights ally and LGBTIQ+ advocate
Chaguinha is a football trainer, girl’s rights ally, LGBTIQ+ advocate, and role model to girls across his Brazilian community.
La Siembra: the family tackling toxic masculinity through rap
Adriana and her two daughters are helping fight machismo and gender stereotypes in Colombia through the power of rap music.
Girl helps migrants to start a new life
After migrating herself she wanted to help other migrants settle into their new lives in Peru.
Video: Power of radio changes girls' lives
In celebration of World Radio Day, 13th Feb, we met a girl from Nicaragua who is using the power of radio to take a stand against the problems affecting her community.
Building business opportunities
Plan International Haiti is committed to ensuring that all adolescents and young people have access to services and opportunities essential for their socio-economic empowerment.
Charlienne: Why I’m challenging abuse
Like many girls from Brazil, Charlienne grew up in a violent household. Now, with the support of Plan International, she’s determined to challenge the deeply ingrained beliefs that lead to gender-based violence in her community.
Avoiding violence on the way to school
Simple acts such as walking to school are dangerous for girls from São Luís, North East Brazil, where violence is ingrained in society. This series of photos shows how Larice, 18, avoids danger on her walk to school.
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