Case Studies

The changing face of fatherhood in the Middle East

Adnan and Abu are changing the face of fatherhood and smashing gender norms in Lebanon.
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Santina: I want to be prime minister

Last year, Santina, 11, from Timor Leste, took over the position of her prime minister for a day. Now she's determined to inspire girls across her country to become leaders.
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Cash project supports children’s education in Mali

Conflict-affected families in Mali can now afford to send their children to school thanks to a cash for work project.
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Volunteers keep cyclone girls safe from violence

Plan International has trained 127 volunteer activists in Mozambique to identify and report cases of gender-based violence and abuse in temporary shelters as the country fights to recover from…
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Mother spends 4 days in a tree to save her baby

To escape the lethal flooding caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Amela spent 4 days in a tree with her new-born child before being rescued by a Plan International search and rescue boat.
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Plan International distributes 160,000 mosquito nets following…

The potential for malaria and waterborne diseases to spread among Cyclone Idai floods puts thousands of vulnerable children at risk.
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Plan International scales up response to Cyclone Idai Disaster…

Plan International has scaled up its response to Tropical Cyclone Idai across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi where hundreds of thousands are in desperate need of assistance.
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Parenting groups support children’s early development in Vietnam…

Dinh, a mother of 2 from Vietnam, is supporting her children to get the best possible start in life after attending parenting groups.
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Meet the girls who escaped child marriage

With nearly 1 in 2 girls married off before the age of 18*, South Asia has the highest prevalence of child marriage in the world. But girls are fighting back against this harmful tradition. …
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Celebrating the birth of the girl-child!

In a hard to reach area in Kurigram district, one community is celebrating. They are rejoicing in the birth of a new baby girl, something that is helping end decades of discrimination and change…
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How a WhatsApp game turned into cyberbullying

Abuse and exploitation are growing issues in the online space. Vanessa*, 13, from Honduras found this out the hard way, but her experience led to bullying and online safety training for the…
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5 ways communities around the world prepare for disasters

Building safer schools, sharing knowledge on adaptation and risk reduction and learning sustainable livelihood methods, are among the ways communities are building resilience to the effects…
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