Plan International Fights Stereotypes Affecting African Girls

The humanitarian NGO Plan International campaigns against the influence of stereotypes in films and media on the lives and leadership ambitions of girls and young women. Those ideas were conveyed in a publication entitled "Rewrite her story" that the NGO has just released in the framework of the Girl's International Day celebrated on October 11th every year.

  • Africa:   Plan International and Geena Davis report

    Plan International, 11 October 2019

    (LONDON): The world's most popular films are sending the message to girls and young women that leadership is mostly for men, with women leaders – be they presidents, CEOs or… Read more »

L’influence des stéréotypes dans les films et les médias sur la vie et les ambitions de leadership des filles et des jeunes femmes

Documents

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.