Case Study: Pushpa; Transformation starts from Self! 19-year-old, Pushpa is an active girl from Sunsari district selected as the Champions of Change (CoC) facilitator since a year. She was very interested to be an activist since her school days. Today she has been involved in activism in her local community on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) issues. She shares that, her... Our latest stories Anuja: Cherishing Peace through Activism Anuja, currently the Advisor of the Local Child Network of Makwanpur has been balancing her studies and her social advocacy. Inspired by the other advocates and activists visiting her schools and giving information and conducting awareness on gender issues, women issues, and other social issues existing in her society, Anuja also thrived to achieve... Our latest stories Hadja: “We are not safe online” The spread of false information online affects all of us, but for girls in particular, the impact can be devastating. Girls and young women are disadvantaged in all aspects of their lives by gender inequality, and the spread of lies and false information online only reinforces inequalities and deepens the gender divide Our latest stories Girls Out Loud Nepal group The Girls Out Loud Nepal group bombarded with the posts and comments in November 2021. It was related to the TikToK videos of Nikisha Shrestha that went viral. In the video, a person deliberately harassed Nikisha, saying derogatory words. The dancer and video content creator Nikisha is often criticized and loathed on the internet.... Our latest stories Mélissa: False information online damaged my health The spread of false information online affects all of us. But for girls, the impact can have harmful consequences. When 16-year-old Mélissa saw a post on Facebook that said girls should wash their private parts with soap for better hygiene, she decided to follow the advice. But the information was wrong and Mélissa ended... Our latest stories I refused to be vaccinated because of disinformation online Globally, we’re living through massive digital change. The spread of false information online is an issue of our times. Plan International spoke to 26,000 girls and young women across 26 countries about their exposure to false information online: Nine in 10 told us it has negatively impacted their lives. Here 20-year-old Aissatou explains the... Our latest stories Hadja: “We are not safe online” The spread of false information online affects all of us, but for girls in particular, the impact can be devastating. Girls and young women are disadvantaged in all aspects of their lives by gender inequality, and the spread of lies and false information online only reinforces inequalities and deepens the gender divide. Our latest stories Mathilde: I was nearly caught out by an online scam 23-year-old Mathilde lives in a small town in Boulgou Province, south-eastern Burkina Faso. The Internet and social media plays a big roles in her life and she spends a lot of time online. “I’m online almost all the time, because for me social networks are a big market for professional and relationship opportunities,” she... Our latest stories Girls Out Loud takes over the Internet In the framework of the International Day of the Girl Child, the global project Girls Out Loud held a conversation: GOL GLOBAL TALK via Zoom with the participation of girls from 12 countries. Our latest stories Chimène: The dangers of the digital world Social networks occupy an important place in the daily life of girls and young women. Indeed, social networks are spaces that allow girls and women to communicate, find information, have fun and interact with their loved ones in order to strengthen their skills. They are a simple, effective and less expensive way to communicate,... Our latest stories Say No To Child Marriage Knows the story of Niru, a young woman from Nepal who fights against child marriage due to the bad experience that this brought in her life Our latest stories Empowering girls to end violence against them Swastika is an 18-year-old girl, an active participant in the Girls Out Loud program in Nepal, who through her work in reporting seeks to end gender violence Our latest stories Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Campaiger- Ojaswi Ojaswi, a 21-year-old girl from Nepal, an active participant in Girls Out Loud, leads a campaign focused on the hygiene of menstrual health and teenage pregnancy. Our latest stories GIRLS SPEAK OUT AGAINST ONLINE ABUSE IN NEPAL Case study regarding how Girls Out Loud Nepal is supporting young girls to be aware of online safety and security. Our latest stories Meet Amandina He has been an active member of the group and participated in the meeting. In addition to being part of the group Our latest stories Guinean girl activist member of GuineedimeSembe- GOL-Guinea Saran, 23 years old, an outgoing student in journalism at the Higher Institute of Information and Communication (Guinea). Our latest stories Bianca Meet Bianca, a member of the Girls with Equality movement in Paraguay. Our latest stories Jaquelin Jaquelin is 15 years old and is currently finishing her elementary school studies. She is originally from the Chicojl community of San Pedro Carchá and a very young age has shown leadership in speaking out and expressing her thoughts and speaking up for other girls. Our latest stories Great March In 2019, a Great March was organized to denounce violence and rape against girls. The event brought together more than 1000 actors and the media. A memorandum was handed over to the Prefect. Our latest stories Jenny (Peru) Plan International, #ConectadasYSeguras
Jenny, a 16-year-old adolescent from Cusco, Chumbivilcas is part of #ConectadasYSeguras campaign, in order to promote, during the Day of the Girl and the #TomaDePoder campaign, I take power for a day as the Minister of Education.
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Nayely, a 15-year-old adolescent, is part of #ConectadasYSeguras campaign, in order to promote, during the Day of the Girl and the #TomaDePoder campaign, I take power for a day as the Attorney General of the Country.
Our latest stories Miriana (Peru) Plan International, #ConectadasYSeguras Miriana, a 16-year-old adolescent, lives in Loreto and has been part of #ConectadasYSeguras Our latest stories Jimena, adolescent, 14 years old from Lima - Perú Jimena is a 14-year-old adolescent who lives in Lima and has been part of PLAN International - Peru #YoExijoLoNormal, a campaignthat demands a protocol of care to victims of street harassment.
“We want adolescent voices to be heard and it is your duty to listen to us.” That is Jimena’s demand, a feminist adolescent activist... Our latest stories I thought I was my parents’ only child I thought I was my parents’ only child. I always wanted siblings. Our latest stories Astrid Two years ago, she joined the group Niñas Voceras of PLAN International and together with other girls participating in different activities in their municipality have promoted the rights of girls and adolescents in social problems like teenage pregnancy and gender based violence. Our latest stories Ana Yireth - Fatal Asthma He was there, crying, alone in his bed dampened by his tears. He didn’t know why he was so heartbroken. Our latest stories Edith
Edith is a 21-year-old young lady who lives in Kaya, in the Central-North region of Burkina Faso, and who does slam using the issue of violence against girls to raise awareness among her partners in her association, in college and wherever she has the opportunity.
Our latest stories Helwise Helwise, 20, from Panouignan, Benin, organized, together with other young people, a training so that students in her village can become familiar with digital technology. Our latest stories Aïchatou Aïchatou, 21, lives in Glo-Djigbé, Benin, and coordinates a project to make washable and reusable sanitary towels. Our latest stories Mariamar Mariamar, 21, is a sexual and reproductive rights activist and lives in Abomey-Calavi, Benin. Our latest stories
Globally, we’re living through massive digital change. The spread of false information online is an issue of our times. Plan International spoke to 26,000 girls and young women across 26 countries about their exposure to false information online: Nine in 10 told us it has negatively impacted their lives. Here 20-year-old Aissatou explains the impact that misinformation online has had on her life.