Gender experts at leading international development and humanitarian organizations are cutting across professional boundaries to show how institutions can foster gender equality internally — and ultimately improve development outcomes.
The U.N. has called it the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. More than 20 million people in Africa and Yemen are facing starvation and no one is talking about it.
Eight international relief organizations are saying enough is enough and have partnered to form the The Global Emergency Response Coalition.
A nonprofit believes that changing the digital conversation around periods could help girls around the world.
Times are changing for the girls of Kenya. On Wednesday, the country made history when President Uhuru Kenyatta signed a law into place ensuring that each public school will provide free sanitary pads to students who have their period.
Up to 40 percent of girls in Kenya miss school when they have their periods because they can’t afford menstrual hygiene products.
Here are 10 strategic trends that demonstrate how the field is grappling with a new era in girls’ education, as well as potential gaps in the effort, and opportunities for action that those gaps present.
Experimentation and failure are essential elements of any successful endeavor in international development.
An investment in a girl is an investment in security, stability, and economic growth, not to mention an investment in her human rights.
Plan's Because I am a Girl initiative highlights the magnitude of the issues faced by the least empowered people on the globe: girls. It works to create space and resource for girls to have a fighting chance, to see themselves through to a better tomorrow.
In order to achieve development impact, we must look beyond ideology and engage in a constructive and fact-based debate about what foreign aid effectiveness means.
"As more combatants from Boko Haram have been hiding within the civilian population, the line between who is civilian and who is not has been blurred."