As part of our month-long visit to the city of Philadelphia, our Corporate Relations Director Nayna Agrawal had the opportunity to sit down with WBEN talk show host, Marilyn Russell to tell listeners about the Because I am a Girl initiative. Below, Nayna talks about her big debut on the radio waves of Philly. Read more.
Here's a great post by Wahdini Hakim, Health Specialist for Plan Indonesia, about a Child Nutrition Project implemented from 2008-2010. The project was such a success that it has been used as a base for our current Food Security and Nutrition Project in Indonesia. Read more.
Each year we publish a Because I am a Girl report on the state of the world’s girls. The 2011 report, "So, What About Boys?", was recently launched at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID’s) release of its new Gender Equality policy. Read more.
Here's a great story about a young woman who is attempting to be the first female Bangladeshi to scale Mount Everest. As if that isn’t cool enough, she’ll be flying a Because I am a Girl flag while doing it! Read more.
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.