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Child protection

Plan International is committed to enabling children to achieve their full potential and ensure their overall well-being, which can only be achieved in a protective and conducive environment
Our Child protection results to date
  • €43 million
    invested in the right to child protection last year
  • 51,299
    members of staff of partner organisations trained
  • 168,620
    community members trained in 2015

  • 10 February 2016
    We can end female genital mutilation in a generation by combining national policy and community-level awareness raising, says Plan International Mali's Madina Bocoum Daff.
  • 26 January 2016
    Ahead of the London meeting of heads of state, Supporting Syria and the Region, on 4 February, a coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including Plan International is pressing for more funding and assistance for millions of displaced Syrians.
  • 22 January 2016
    Pakistan is going through a period of great change, with one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Pakistan has natural resources, a blossoming middle class and a robust informal economy. But as a country, Pakistan will struggle to reach its full potential unless all Pakistani citizens – male, female, young, elderly – are given the opportunity to realise their rights and reach their own full potential.
  • 4 December 2015
    African leaders and others meeting at the First African Girls’ Summit on Ending Child Marriage in Africa have agreed on an action plan to end child marriage by 2030.