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Developing our 2022 research agenda together with young people…

Consulting with youth to ensure our 2022 research and evaluations agenda serves the children and young people we work with and for.
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Why we must prioritise education as we build back from COVID-19…

We must not let girls and young women fall behind as we build back from COVID-19.
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Thoughts on decolonising the sector – part 2

It is important that organisations are honest and transparent about the structure and history of the international aid sector and the inherent cycles of privilege and power, continues Mariama…
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Thoughts on decolonising the aid sector – part 1

To truly decolonise the aid sector, organisations must be honest and transparent about the history and structure of international aid, and the inherent cycles of privilege and power.
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Ukraine: Prioritise children and push for peace

We must prioritise the needs of children and give peace a chance, blogs Plan International's Global Humanitarian Director, Dr Unni Krishnan.
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5 reasons all children’s organisations should promote…

Children's organisations working in humanitarian settings often overlook how gender biases affect childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. Here are the top five reasons why all children's…
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A concerted effort is needed to protect young displaced people…

A concerted effort is needed to protect young people displaced by conflict in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, blogs Lindsey Hutchison, Peace and Security Policy Advisor.
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Championing girls’ rights in 2021

A review of the global challenges and the achievements in Plan International’s programming and influencing work in 2021.
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Working with young people to adapt cities for climate resilience…

On World Cities Day we are reminded of the crucial importance of supporting children and young people, especially adolescent girls, where they are – in the cities and slums that are growing…
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No food, no sleep for children in Northern Ethiopia

Addressing the hunger crisis in northern Ethiopia should be a priority, says Dr Unni Krishnan, Global Humanitarian Director at girls’ rights organisation Plan International.
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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.
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Why men’s engagement in nurturing care for early childhood…

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.…
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