Hear from Dounia Bredes, our Youth Outreach and Marketing Coordinator here at Plan. Last week, Dounia had the honor of serving as the keynote speaker at a celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) at the Lincoln School in Providence, RI. Read more.
Because of you, Because I am a Girl has won a top spot in Women Deliver 50, a list of the 50 most inspiring ideas and solutions that are delivering for girls and women across the globe! Thank you to everyone who voted - this would not have been possible without you. Read more.
Check out this guest blog post from an amazing girl in Zimbabwe. Yeukai was sponsored through Plan back in 1991 and is now a lawyer focused on children's rights. She's also a HUGE role model for girls in her community! Read more.
Guest blogger, journalist and campaigner Mariane Pearl attended the 56th Commission of the Status of Women in New York where several Plan delegates participated in key events. Take a look at her update from the event. Read more.
I’ve just returned from spending the week with Plan youth delegates from around the world at this year’s Commission on the Status of Women. I am so excited to share with you all about what a tremendous experience it was. Read more.
In our commitment to impact the most marginalized girls with our projects, we need to be able to find these girls to reach them. In order to do this, we utilize community mapping so that our field teams can learn where the most marginalized populations of girls live. Read more.
Plan is honored to attend this year's session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Deepali Sood, Plan International's Global Director for Because I am a Girl, was among the Plan delegates invited to attend. This is her reflection of the event. Read more.
Things aren’t always what they seem... that’s what we’re always told, right? Well, it’s true. In taking a look around a rural community in a developing country, what you see is very different than what she sees. Where you see a beautiful river, she sees the place where she bathes and is harassed by boys and men. Read more.
One of my favorite activities we do during our Girl Focus workshops is the Asset-Building Exercise. You might be wondering what an asset is; an asset can be skills, knowledge, or resources. It’s anything that reduces a girl’s vulnerability and expands her opportunities. Read more.