We must act to transform girls’ lives
Gender equality is essential to international development and can only be achieved by listening to the voices of girls, blogs Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
While internal youth migration is thought to be an increasingly prevalent phenomenon in a number of Southeast Asian countries, very few research studies have examined this topic in depth. In particular, little is known about the experiences of young women who migrate internally, and the gender-specific aspects of youth migration.
In response to these gaps in evidence, Plan International contracted Coram International in 2016 to conduct a research on the gender, youth economic empowerment, and internal economic migration experiences in Vietnam and the Philippines.
This tool has been created to help teachers provide positive role models, empower children to have respectful relationships, and deliver a violence prevention programme within the curriculum in Asia and the Pacific.
A report on the successful A Working Future programme, driven by Plan International, which provides viable employment to youth in Uganda, with a unique model for driving change in partnership with business.
This document provides a guidance on the importance of consulting with children with disabilities. It provides practical suggestions for consulting with children and young people with disabilities in a variety of situations.
Giving girls a fighting chance for economic equality leads to a social transformation that will benefit all, says Plan International CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
Harmful, discriminatory gender norms have a lasting effect on girls’ economic justice. A holistic, life-cycle approach is needed to address these issues.
Securing rights for women and girls is the key to achieving gender equality by 2030, says Plan International’s CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.