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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

  • 23 November 2016
    Over a year after child marriage was outlawed in Malawi, Plan International youth advocate Tionge, 24, blogs about why she is still campaigning for an end to the practice in her country.
  • 22 November 2016
    Following a proposal from the Government of the Philippines to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 9, Plan International and partners have launched the campaign #ChildrenNotCriminals.
  • 17 November 2016
    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.
  • 21 October 2016
    World leaders have committed to making girls’ needs a priority in the sustainable development of cities following campaigning by Plan International and partners.