Case Studies

We must step up hygiene and sanitation provision for the world’s…

This World Toilet Day, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic we are urging governments and the international community to step up sanitation and hygiene measures and provisions for children –…
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Helping young people access sexual and reproductive health services…

Nester, 24, is a fully-trained expert in sexual and reproductive health and rights, who has helped up to 500 young people access contraception, support and vital sexual health information. …
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25,000 solar radios for girls in Sierra Leone

Plan International is distributing 25,000 solar radios to girls in Sierra Leone so they can continue their education despite the impacts of COVID-19.
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Real Life Heroes: Humanitarians of COVID-19

On World Humanitarian Day, the world commemorates humanitarian workers killed and injured in the course of their work, and all aid and health workers who continue to provide life-saving support…
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We are no longer the same, but we will be better

“I feel a little scared, it is a variety of emotions for this situation. I think several people also feel that way because there is more and more infection. What concerns me the most is the…
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Aminata speaks out against gender-based violence on national…

With fears that COVID-19 has led to a global increase in gender-based violence, youth activist Aminata joined a round table discussion on combating early marriage and child abuse on national…
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Keeping girls in education through COVID-19

Alama and 1,252 other young students from 46 PASS+ centres in Mali have received a learning pack so they can continue their education, as well as raise awareness about the prevention and protection…
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How refugee girls are taking the lead during COVID-19

Consultations with adolescent girls and young women in refugee and displaced settings show that, despite the many challenges they face, they also have resilience and hope for the future.
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COVID-19: New livelihood helps family cope and feed community…

Savings groups and skills training from Plan International are helping this family in Vietnam cope with the changing situation - as well as providing food to their community during the COVID-19…
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How COVID-19 is threatening girls’ sexual and reproductive…

It's time for action, say Sabina Pokhrel, SheDecides 25x25 Generation of Change Young Leader and AB Albrectsen, CEO of Plan International.
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The effects of the COVID-19 on the economy of families of girls…

Tatiana (13) lives in Playas, south of the coastal region of Ecuador. She, like many girls and boys, lives in the company of her family in voluntary isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Helping girls manage their periods during COVID-19

The Girls' Advocacy Alliance are distributing sanitary protection door-to-door to girls in Kibera settlement, Kenya.
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