Kenyan girls secure historic law for free sanitary pads
Kenya’s decision to give free sanitary pads to schoolgirls is a momentous step for gender equality. With the support of Plan International, schoolgirls have been at the forefront of the campaign.
Famine declared over but South Sudan still in crisis
A UN-backed food security report released on 21 June announced that South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine. However, 6 million people are still suffering from the conditions of the food crisis.