Plan International Middle East, Eastern and Southern Africa

Promoting children’s rights and equality for girls in 15 countries across the region

The Middle East and Eastern and Southern Africa are facing a myriad of challenges including:

  • The effects of climate change
  • Complex emergencies resulting in conflict and displacement
  • A sharply declining civic space
  • A stagnation of economies
  • The COVID-19 pandemic.

These factors have limited access to education, basic services, jobs and have caused an increase in abuses of girls’ rights.

We provide support across the region and coordinate multi-country emergency responses. We influence regional bodies and establish regional partnerships to increase our impact.

Two of our priorities in the region are ending child marriage and supporting girls in displaced settings. We are leading work in these areas across the region through programmes and influencing to create positive changes in girls’ lives.

WHERE WE WORK

Go to country websites in this region

Person, Human, sisters, food aid, south sudan

East africa food crisis appeal

Please help us provide vital aid to children and families affected by the food crisis in East Africa.

Our address

Methodist Ministries Centre, Block C, 2nd Floor, Oloitokitok Road, Lavington, Nairobi, Kenya, P.O. Box 14202 – 00800

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