Feeling afraid in Ebola lockdown
As Sierra Leone goes into national lockdown for 3 days to fight the Ebola outbreak, Kamanda – one of Plan’s global youth advisory members – describes the impact on his community.
Children orphaned by Ebola face poverty and abandonment
The number of children orphaned by Ebola in Liberia is rising fast as the country's poor, single-parent families take the brunt of the deadly virus.
Ebola situation is ‘worse than war’, say Liberians
Citizens in Ebola-blighted Liberia say that the current situation is ‘worse than a war zone’ as the deadly disease continues to claim lives.
Plan girls’ rights ambassador shortlisted for Women Hero award
Former Kamalari (child servant) and Plan ambassador Urmila Chaudhary has been shortlisted for the Thomson Reuters Women Hero award, designed to celebrate an innovator whose work has helped advance women's rights.
Hear Our Voices: Thousands of girls are ashamed to speak up
Girls around the world are ashamed of telling anyone about the sexual violence and other abuses they endure, reveals new Plan report.