More than 400,000 Rohingya people, the majority of them children and women, have fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State over the past four weeks and arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar. UN agencies report that many of the new arrivals who have walked for days are already sick and malnourished.
On the International Day of the Girl, girls from across the world will take over positions of power to demand a political and social revolution.
As Hurricane Maria rips through the Dominican Republic, Plan International is ready to respond to the needs of vulnerable families.
Plan International is launching national campaigns in Uganda, Senegal, the Philippines and Pakistan to call for increased investment in girls’ education in the run-up to the Global Partnership for Education Replenishment Summit in February 2018.
The world's governments are expected to substantially increase education funding at a summit in February 2018,
With over 1 million refugees from South Sudan now in Uganda, Plan International is calling for increased support from the international community to meet children’s needs.
Plan International welcomes with optimism the bold statement from the President of Niger that child marriage will no longer be tolerated.
Plan International is calling for increased funding from international donors to meet the critical needs of children affected by the flooding in Bangladesh that has killed hundreds and forced millions from their homes.
Guatemala has joined Honduras, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic in enforcing an outright ban on child marriage, a huge step forward for girls’ rights in the region.