In September 2016, UN Member States committed to doing a better job in assisting and protecting refugees with the adoption of the “New York Declaration.” It will take some work to put these commitments into practice, says Manisha Thomas.
G20 leaders have an opportunity to transform girls' lives if they plug the education financing gap, blogs Plan International CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
Supporting girls in refugee camps to confidently manage their periods plays a huge role in keeping them in school and reducing the risks they face, blogs Plan International’s Zeynep Sanduvac.
An involved and engaged father can make a huge difference to child’s life, from birth right through to adulthood. But equitable parenting can also boost health, relationships and overall happiness for the whole family.
Including children and youth in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) decision-making processes can positively impact whole communities. Our experts in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and resilience Gloria Garcia and Jessica Cooke explain.
Shamim from Bangladesh recently attended the 5th Asian Youth Forum in Yokohama, Japan. By supporting the development of young people, he says, we will be in a better position to bring growth and prosperity.
As digital technology continues to spread at a rapid pace, we have to make sure that young people have access to training and digital jobs so they are not left behind.
Girls must have the chance to learn digital skills to truly have equal opportunities and be able to follow their ambitions, writes Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen on International Girls in ICT Day.
An innovative use of a video game to help girls make their communities safer shows how connecting girls with technology can help them speak out on the issues they care about the most, blogs Plan International's Emma Winiecki.