Day of the African Child: Plan continues to fight harmful practices affecting children
Plan is raising awareness to ensure that IDP children are not pressured to undergo FGM in order to feel accepted in their new homes in the south.
Tourela abandons female genital cutting once and for all
The conservative village of Tourela, now aware of the dangers of female genital cutting, thanks to Plan, decides to eliminate the practice for good.
Mali conflict: Mohammed, the guitarist
22/03/2013 (Mali, 3.31 mins)
Meet Mohammed, 'the guitarist' - a young boy who was forced to leave his home and guitar behind due to the conflict in Mali.
Children and adults in this camp need food for their brain and stomach
Plan West Africa's Regional Disaster Risk Management Manager visits the new refugee camp in Burkina Faso, aiding Malian refugees
Better awareness signals the start of the end of FGM in Mali
Changing attitudes towards female genital mutilation means better lives for girls.