Haiti Earthquake one month on: responding to the needs of girls
We must ensure earthquake recovery efforts respond to the needs of girls and young women.
- Monroe LacerteEmergency Response Manager
Why Men’s Engagement in Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development Matters
Working with fathers and male caregivers to promote men’s engagement in childcare and the household is a vital part of Plan International's gender-transformative approach, blogs Nicole Rodger.
- Nicole RodgerPolicy and Advocacy Lead, Early Childhood Development
Haiti Earthquake: Put Children First
A personal reflection from Dr Unni Krishnan, Plan International’s Global Humanitarian Director following the earthquake that hit Haiti.
- Dr. Unni KrishnanGlobal Humanitarian Director
Safeguarding children during food crisis response in South Sudan
Safeguarding children and young people is a vital part of crisis response. Child protection helpdesks at food distribution points can help keep children in Pibor safe, blogs Shreeram KC.
- Shreeram KCEmergency Response Communications Specialist
"We've had enough." Young activists call for education funding and real partnerships
We demand that young people are meaningfully engaged with decision-makers and intergenerational dialogues on education, blogs Nnenna Onwuka of Transform Education.
- Nnenna OnwukaCommunications and Outreach Coordinator
Girls, women and children bear the brunt of the food crisis in South Sudan
More than half of South Sudan’s population will suffer acute food shortages this year according to UN predictions. Families say this year is the most severe period of hunger in living memory – with girls, young women and mothers the hardest hit.
- KC ShreeramEmergency Response Communications Specialist, South Sudan
How we got child marriage banned in Dominican Republic
We knew that girls were dropping out of school and becoming pregnant far too young but society didn't see child marriage as an issue. Here's how Plan International made it everyone's problem - and got child marriage banned in Dominican Republic.
- Virginia SaizCountry Director Plan International Dominican Republic
Why we must prioritise education as we build back from COVID-19
COVID-19’s impact on access to and quality of education for children and young people all around the world grows daily. Girls, young women and the most marginalised will be worst affected. We must not let them fall behind.
- Kevin NascimentoDeployable Education in Emergencies Specialist
For a fairer future, girls must help design decision-making processes
Youth Activist Angelica Ojinnaka and the Inter-Parliamentary Union's Martin Chungong make the case for an overhaul in decision-making processes so girls and young women are no longer excluded.
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