Philippines: New law protects children in emergencies
On 18 May the Children's Emergency Relief and Protection Act was signed into law in the Philippines. Plan International, together with other organisations, played crucial roles in the passage of the act, which aims to protect children in disasters and emergencies.
Volunteers protect children after Ecuador quake
Plan International is working with volunteers like Johana, 18, to keep children safe following the Ecuador earthquake, however urgent needs still remain.
Forced to flee their homes: South Sudan in pictures
South Sudan is facing one of the worst humanitarian crises the United Nations has ever seen. A combination of civil war, economic collapse and drought have pushed parts of the country into deadly famine and displaced millions.
Cuts to UN would jeopardise children's futures
A proposal by the US Administration to severely cut funding to the United Nations would threaten international solutions to global challenges and the futures of children.