Economically empowered young women are the catalysts of sustainable development
#GirlsVoices: Dreaming of equal opportunities
Flavia, 15, from Brazil, shares her views and ideas on girls' economic empowerment in a guest blog for Girls' Voices.
#GirlsVoices: Challenging gender stereotypes in Delhi
21-year-old Roma is a graduate of Plan International’s Saksham project, which provides job orientated vocational training for young people aged 18 to 29 from poor and disadvantaged communities in Delhi. We spoke to her about what life’s like for girls in her community, and how her life has changed since she found a job.
Facts & Figures
Investing in girls is no longer seen just as the right thing to do; it's also the smart thing to do!
EU's View: CLOSing the gap with the gap
EU Commisionner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica explains how the EU works for the economic empowerment of women and girls worldwide through the newly adopted Gender Action Plan (GAP).