Diana Sierra, the co-founder and CEO of Be Girl, discusses the importance of addressing menstruation in this enlightening video blog.Read More
Game of Thrones Actress Lena Headey, who is expecting a daughter, is asking for your support in bringing about the change we all wish to see for girls all over the world.Read More
A journey by helicopter made it clear that there is an imperative need to help communities in Nepal rebuild. As Plan moves forward with its response, shelter must be an immediate priority. Health centers have been damaged and temporary health posts must be established. Prior to seeing the vast devastation, I thought most well-constructed buildings would have held up under the circumstances, but that is simply not the case.Read More
When you can talk to the children in Nepal, listen to what they have to say, hear about their experiences and their hopes for the future, you soon see that they are indeed survivors, fighters, champions – not victims.Read More
A Plan International sponsored child recounts her day on April 25, 2015, when her home was destroyed by a devastating earthquake.
The following is a first-hand account from Plan International USA Senior Program Associate for Resilience Corrie Kramer, who was traveling in Pokhara, Nepal when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country on April 25.Read More
When we launched SharkPuncher and partnered with Plan International USA, we decided to focus on conquering the threat of malaria by bringing awareness to youth.
On World Malaria Day, it is important to celebrate how far we've come in eradicating this disease, but also to recognize how far we still need to go.Read More
Child marriage and domestic violence robs girls of their futures, and by doing so saps the country's energy and potential. Plan International USA's Protecting Human Rights (PHR) project is working to fight against these issuesRead More
In Bangladesh, a draft of the Child Marriage Restraint Act has been sent to the Cabinet stating the minimum age of marriage will remain at 18 — but it will come with a clause.
Plan International USA CEO Tessie San Martin wrote a recent op-ed for Devex emphasizing the importance of locally led solutions for sustainable development.Read More