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Plan International USA

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Women & Girls
Disaster Relief
We are a global girls’ rights organization working to end gender inequality around the world.
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Addressing gender inequality isn’t something that can be handed down from the top — we must empower the people affected to create lasting change. Our charities know this. When they look at the issues facing women and girls, they understand the best way to solve this is to involve the entire community and give women what they need to enact their own version of change. Here are six women who, with the right tools, resources and support, overcame obstacles for themselves, their families and their communities. This is the kind of work that will change the world. The best way...

Charity Photos

  • Title: Girls take part in fun activity at child-friendly space in Centre-North Burkina Faso
  • Charity: Plan International USA
  • Country: Burkina Faso
  • Photo Credit: Plan International / Christian Zaongo

  • Title: Girl, 17, reads one of the books in her school library
  • Charity: Plan International USA
  • Country: Uganda
  • Photo Credit: Plan International / Quinn Neally

  • Title: Trang (top left) and her team motivate themselves ahead of match
  • Charity: Plan International USA
  • Country: Vietnam
  • Photo Credit: Plan International

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We know that knowledge is power. And when it comes to child trafficking, it’s the strongest weapon girls and communities possess to protect themselves from traffickers. But how do you educate girls about such a serious and frightening subject?