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Girls’ and young women’s activism in West and Central…

Yah Vallah Parwon, feminist and co-founder of Rising Youth Mentorship Initiative, shares her experience of girls’ and young women's activism and reflects on the importance of the research…
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How the AU-EU Youth Hub brings about sustainable change

Back in 2017, young people from both continents developed new ideas in six thematic areas to be included in the AU-EU Partnership. But besides being a voice, young people were asked to take…
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This Is What Life’s Like As A Young Advocate Fighting…

Amy, Lina and Nea are three Plan International young advocates taking part in this year’s European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG).
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If We Don’t Act Now, We’ll Not Have Gender Equality Until…

“I do not feel I have had a choice whether I wanted to talk about equality or not” says 24 years old Hinda, a gender activist from PlanBørnefonden.
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Jacqui And Serap Call On All Female Activists To Support One…

Ahead of the International Day of the Girl, these two feminist activists are coming together again to share their mutual passion for girls’ rights and to share their thoughts on activism,…
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The Challenge Of Covid-19 In The Sahel And How To Achieve Lasting…

The COVID-19 pandemic is unravelling decades of progress on girls' equality. To stop the setback, Plan International is working hard in different regions of the world to ensure girls, young…
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Welcome Back! Ready, Set, Stop The Setback For Girls’ Equality…

A blog by Serap Altinisik on what the EU can do for girls.
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Hear it from the girls – Continuing our mission for girls’…

The COVID-19 pandemic is unravelling decades of progress on girls' equality. To stop the setback, Plan International is working hard in different regions of the world to ensure girls, young…
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How Covid-19 deeply affects the world in which girls grow up…

An interview with Gerrit Saen, Amalia Alarcón and Nicolas Rodriguez, Plan International, on the challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean and how to overcome them
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ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN CRISIS: VOICES FROM THE SAHEL

‘I come from Timbuktu, but my family is now in Mopti, one of the areas most affected by the Sahel crisis. During all my life, I have seen girls and women in the Sahel, particularly in Mali,…
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European Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen on her ambition to leave…

In light of International Women’s Day we wanted to know from European Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, not only what her views are in relation to gender equality…
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What will it take to unlock girls’ potentials out?

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and at the start of the 16 days of activism, Serap Altinisik, Head of Office and EU Representative of Plan International…
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