Girls have the right to grow up in a safe and healthy environment
#GirlsVoices: We want to be part of the solution
Laal bibi, 16, from Pakistan knows firsthand what it is like for girls her age to face a disaster like floods. She shares her experience, hopes and ideas in a blog written for #GirlsVoices. "I want to learn how to help my community when the next floods hit our village," she says.
Facts & Figures
Research shows that girls are particularly vulnerable and at risk in times of crisis. Get all the facts and figures you need to know related to the situation of girls in emergencies.
EU's view: Empowering girls through education
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid ans Civil Protection Christos Stylianides emphasises the importance to ensure girls have access to education in emergency situations.
#GIRLSVOICES: HOPING FOR A SAFER FUTURE IN EL SALVADOR
Vicky, 19, is one of the youth delegates attending the World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May. She lives in El Salvador with her mother and shares her experience of violence as a young girl in her community.
World humanitarian Summit: position & Commitments
Plan International’s response to and recommendations based on the Core Responsibilities in the Agenda for Humanity and commitments in support of the Agenda.
#GirlsVoices: Climate change stills children's future
Marinel, 18, Plan International Philippines Youth Advocate, speaks out on the impact changing climate has on children and young people.
EU's View: Addressing Gender-based Violence in emergencies
Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Commission for Budget and Human Resources and former EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid explains how the European Commission seeks to stop GBV in humanitarian situations.