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Supporting a generation of gender-sensitive students

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…
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Empowering youth to drive climate change

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…
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Working with young people to adapt cities for climate resilience…

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…
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No idea too big: Highlights from the 2021 Equality Camp

Over the course of three and a half days, girl and young women advocates from all over the Philippines attended Plan International Philippines’s 2021 Equality Camp from August 3 to…
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Listen, Engage, Adapt: The simple yet meaningful ways of doing…

This World Humanitarian Day 2021, we touched base with some of our key responders in different areas in the country and asked them about their insights on doing humanitarian work. What these…
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Through the eyes of a girl advocate from an indigenous community…

In honor of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples this coming August 9, 2021, we sat down and talked to Ghene, a 20 year old girl advocate from the Ifugao Community…
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A story of hope: The Learning Kiosk Initiative amid the pandemic…

In the Philippines, the RAISE Above Project works with education advocates within the community to establish safe learning spaces for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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One woman’s vow put an end to VAW

Mana Fe hopes to inspire communities to address cases of Violence Against Women through VAW Desks.
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The 8 things we learned from the Collaborative Action Against…

On June 3 and 4, 2021, Plan International and Balay Mindanaw Foundation held the culminating activity of the CAAT Project called “Building Communities, Ending Trafficking: A National Learning…
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The Power of Girls to Keep the Internet Safe: A Q&A with…

Following the launch of our #FreeToBeOnline campaign and our research on the abuse and harassment girls face online, Instagram, along with Facebook and WhatsApp, committed to a series of listening sessions with…
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Learning at my own pace: From out-of-school youth to future…

Sandra had to drop out on her first year of high school, but she did not give up on her dreams.
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I’m a survivor, a mother, and a development worker

Becca is a Community Development Worker who has dedicated her life to educating communities about violence against women.
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