The UN is Failing Girls in Crisis
This week, world leaders are arriving in New York for the UN General Assembly. They will gather around the world’s top tables to talk about the most troubling crises of our time. Many words will be spoken, but too few about those who need them most - the millions of girls in crisis across the globe.
Rohingya crisis: why we must listen to girls
Now that a year has passed since the start of the Rohingya crisis, we must look at the long-term needs of girls whose lives have been affected. And the only way to do this is by listening to girls themselves.
- Orla MurphyCountry Director, Plan International Bangladesh
Building the platform for girls’ rights
"Girls’ Rights are Human Rights, right? Everyone knows that. So why do we need to make a case for girls? What makes them special?" Plan International CEO, Anne-Brigitte Albrectsen lays out the facts in this blog supporting the launch of our latest research and the Girls' Rights Platform.
Let's make every child count with innovation in birth registration
Innovation is essential to the pursuit of universal birth registration, and could be the key to ending harmful traditional practices such as child marriage, blogs Melissa Cederqvist, Innovation Consultant.
- Melissa CederqvistInnovation Consultant
Youth Engagement for Prosperity in Bangladesh
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.
- ShamimPlan International Youth Advocate
Marriage loophole threatens girls' futures
Girls' futures are being put at risk in Bangladesh due to an unclear loophole in the Child Marriage Restraint Act, says Country Director Soumya Guha.
- Soumya GuhaCountry Director, Plan International Bangladesh
How we stopped 2,000 child marriages in Bangladesh
Progress in Bangladesh shows we can only eradicate child marriage if governments, communities and girls work together, writes Senait Gebregziabher, Regional Director for Plan International in Asia.
- Senait GebregziabherRegional Director, Plan International Asia