Netflix's Sex Education tackles the topic – and while the anecdotes may be fictional, they reflect the very real experiences of girls and women in the UK.
Progress in overthrowing the shackles of sexism in entertainment has been slow, actor Geena Davis and Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen write.
The conditions in the world’s largest refugee camp are like nothing I could have imagined
Egypt’s girls and women have the right to walk down the street with the same safety and dignity their menfolk enjoy
No single country on earth is on track to meet the target of gender equality by 2030
Imagine what you were doing when you were 11. You had probably just started secondary school, perhaps you dreamed of being a doctor, artist, computer scientist? Maybe you looked forward to the weekend when you could go to the cinema with your friends, go swimming or shopping.
The thing about a taboo is that until someone opens it up for conversation or debate it can stay like an elephant in the room - a big issue everyone is aware of but avoids discussing or acknowledging. Once people start talking, however, taboos that have stood for decades and centuries can be quickly dismantled.
Ana Catarina (Image: Plan International) Ana Catarina is the manager of a noisy, crowded public school in the large metropolitan
Everyone poops. This is a well-known fact--there is even a children's book about it. But did you also know that poop is (literally
A 13-year-old is India's chief of police.