Plan welcomes historic UN resolution to end child marriage
Plan International has welcomed the UN resolution on ending child, early and forced marriage, describing it as a historic step in protecting the basic human rights of millions of girls
Forced marriages on the rise in the time of Ebola
Many of my friends are getting pregnant now schools are closed in the Ebola outbreak - and some have been forced into marriages, blogs 17-year-old Christiana from Sierra Leone.
World Toilet Day: Periods are no longer a pain
A cheap, washable sanitary pad is helping girls in Uganda to get back to school this World Toilet Day, 19 November.
Teenage pregnancy rates rise in Ebola-stricken West Africa
Teenage pregnancies are on the rise in West Africa, as girls forced to stay out of school due to Ebola become more vulnerable to sexual exploitation, sexual assault and rape.
Plan youth delegate honoured as one of the ‘bravest girls in the world’
A young teenager who lives in northern Vietnam has been honoured as part of Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year Awards for her bravery and commitment to getting an education.