Nine in ten girls experiencing anxiety due to COVID-19
New research from Plan International reveals that girls and young women are bearing the brunt of COVID-19’s secondary impacts, with 95% saying the pandemic has negatively impacted their lives.
Children vulnerable to trauma and anxiety in wake of Beirut blast
Thousands of children could be at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or anxiety following the Beirut explosion.
Concern over bill normalising violence against girls and women in Somalia
Organisations working in Somalia are calling for a rejection of the newly-tabled bill, saying that it promotes and normalises violence against women and girls.
73% of girls say gender-based violence biggest barrier to gender equality
Girls are demanding a bigger and more active role in the United Nations’ Beijing+25 process.
Thousands of families in Beirut in need of humanitarian assistance
Thousands of women and children in Beirut are in desperate need of food, water and other vital assistance in the wake of Tuesday’s explosion.
Girls take their vision for a ‘better normal’ post-COVID-19 to UN
A ground-breaking international girl-led research project involving more than 1060 girls and young women from 99 countries has mapped out their visions of a better, more equitable and more peaceful post-pandemic world.
Beirut explosion: we're on the ground assessing children's needs
In wake of the huge explosion in Beirut on Tuesday evening, Plan International is working with partners in Lebanon to assess the damage and what support children, their families and communities need most urgently.
‘Historic milestone’ as Sudan criminalises FGM
The criminalisation of FGM/C in Sudan is a “historic milestone” for girls’ rights and gender equality.
COVID-19: Lockdown linked to high number of unintended teen pregnancies in Kenya
The wellbeing of thousands of girls in Kenya could be at risk with reports of huge numbers of unintended teen pregnancies since the start of COVID-19 lockdown.
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