We are committed to supporting the coalition with gender equality technical expertise and ensuring gender equality considerations are well integrated throughout and support our global partners, as well as governments and grassroots partners. Additionally, we are committed to facilitating the meaningful engagement of young people in the coalition
Woking, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Civil society organization
Established : 1937
Education and COVID-19 Response
We are able to support specifically with global, regional and country-level advocacy, policy and campaigning work to ensure COVID-19 educational responses, including school reopenings, are gender-responsive. Additionally, we are committed to ensuring young people, particularly girls, are meaningfully contributing to the flagship group's work.
Countries of Interest
Zimbabwe, Peru, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Niger
Founded in 1937, Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization advancing children’s rights and equality for girls in over 75 countries. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners. Our mandate puts great priority on working in coalition and supporting grassroots movements to achieve gender equality and girls’ rights.
Plan International’s collaboration with UNESCO over the last five years has robustly focused on gender equality in and through education. Together we have advocated on and influenced policy to eliminate School Related Gender Based Violence, promote Comprehensive Sexuality Education and have worked closely to support Ministries of Education to ensure their Education Sector Plans are gender responsive.
We are committed to supporting the Global Education Coalition for COVID-19 Response with gender equality technical expertise. We are able to develop and review advocacy/policy messaging to ensure gender equality considerations are well integrated and support our global partners, as well as governments and grassroots partners. Additionally, our work with youth movements would allow us to facilitate the engagement of young people in the platform to share the recommendations and solutions to the challenges they are facing directly.