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Latin America

We work in 12 countries supporting girls, boys, and adolescents, their families and communities.
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Plan International is ready to respond to Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma: Plan International ready to respond

Plan International is ready to respond to Hurricane Irma in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. 

VACANCY ANNOUCEMENT: Country Representative for the Central American Project for Sustaining and Championing the Human Rights response to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

The positions will be based on Guatemala City, Guatemala; Managua, Nicaragua; San Salvador, El Salvador; Panama City, Panama, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. A total of 5 positions, one in each country.

Please note that the positions will be hired under fixed term contracts following local conditions according the local labor law in each country, for a period of approximately 5 years.

On the path of love: from bully to best friend

Civil war, drug cartels and poverty - the children in Colombia have many problems, but together with Plan International, they are staring to take control over their lives and are learning to live peacefully together

BLOG: ‘I’m not on this planet just for babies and housework’

By Celia, 11, youth activist from Honduras

VACANCY: Regional Sexual Rights and Reproductive Rights (SRRR) Program Specialist - Plan Region of the Americas (ROA)

The position can be based in any of our ROA countries, but preferably in Panama or any of our 6 priority countries for the SIDA framework program (Bolivia, Colombia, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala)

Please note that the position will be hired under a fixed term contract until July 1st 2018  (with possibility to be extended) following local conditions according the labor law of the country hiring the candidate.

Press Release: “Historic” fourth child marriage ban in Latin America

Guatemala made history on Thursday 17 August, when it became the fourth country in Latin American to enforce an outright ban on child marriage in a single year.

Our results last year
  • 304,732
    people trained in 2016
  • 6,534
    communities reached in Americas in 2016
  • 1.42 million
    people benefited by Plan International's work in 2016

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