Case Studies

Supporting women to take the lead in renewable energy

In Senegal, Mali and Niger women are tackling stereotypes and becoming successful energy entrepreneurs! 
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The Dinner Ladies of Kilifi County

In Kilifi County, Kenya, a group of local mothers has stepped in as dinner ladies, making sure children get a hot meal – and therefore keep coming to class.
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Violence on the way to work a reality for many young women

Young women face the risk of violence on their way to work - but we're working to support their safety so girls across the globe can thrive.
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Cash helps families send their children to school

Despite having fled violence, Salimata is still able to attend school after her family received a cash transfer from Plan International.
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Forced marriage survivor builds new life

Saoudata* is leaving forced marriage behind and is building a new life for herself as a hairdresser.
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School gardening clubs in Burkina Faso

Children at school gardening clubs in Burkina Faso are fed, safe, educated - and happily green-fingered - amid conflict and a devastating hunger crisis.
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Periods don’t stop during emergencies

Girls' ability to manage their menstrual health is worsening due to the hunger crisis. Sofiana,13, from Haiti and Hamda, 15, from Somalia share their stories.
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Ukraine: One Year On

How we've been supporting girls, young people, and their families in Poland, Moldova, Romania and Ukraine over the past year.
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Emotional support and new opportunities for Ukrainian refugees…

Refugee centres in Poland are providing emotional support for children and vocational training for women so they can overcome their experiences of the war in Ukraine.
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“FGM is a bad memory that doesn’t fade away.”…

Despite female genital mutilation having devastating health implications for women and girls it persists as a deeply entrenched social norm rooted where violence against girls and women is socially…
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West Java earthquake-hit family receives vital support

Zaina and Lulu are among the many children directly affected by the earthquake that struck West Java. Now living in an evacuation shelter, they are receiving support from Plan International.…
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Girls in Senegal use hip hop to push for political change

Sisters Create is a project in urban Dakar run by Plan International, giving girls from poor neighbourhoods the opportunity to make art and music – specifically hip hop – to help make change…
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