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Africa

Plan's work in Africa started in Ethiopia in 1974 and now covers 25 countries. From improving education to rolling out health programmes, we work with children and their communities to help break the cycle of poverty.

Child marriage continues to hinder girls

Child marriage continues to hinder girls

Twenty five years after the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child was established, child marriage continues to violate girls’ human rights, warns Plan International.