News | Plan International Skip to main content


Digital solutions key to ending child marriage in Asia

25 May 2021

Digital tech could be the key to ending child marriage by 2030, according to new research conducted by Plan International in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Girl wearing Plan International face mask at school in Kaya department

Girls say education is area of life most affected by COVID-19

10 May 2021

Girls and young women have named education as the area of their lives most affected by COVID-19 in a study carried out in 14 countries.

Conflict and COVID-19 have forced schools to close in Burkina Faso, halting the education of girls like Rosine.

Plan International welcomes launch of G7 Girls’ Education Declaration

5 May 2021

After a year of unprecedented disruption to schooling, we are pleased to see that this G7 declaration includes clear political commitments to address the challenges faced by girls around the world in accessing a safe, inclusive, and quality education.

Governments should give single day’s military spending to fight hunger

20 April 2021

Aid organisations call on governments to give a single day’s military spending to fight hunger. Only 26 hours of global military spending is enough to cover the $5.5 billion needed to help most at risk.

Badly damaged building caused by the extreme weather conditions.

Distributing aid for flash flood survivors in Lembata, Indonesia

7 April 2021

Extreme weather including flash flooding, landslides, and tropical cyclones, has swept across Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT) since Saturday 3 April, and could have devastating consequences if it continues.

Mozambique: Plan International calls for end to attacks against Cabo Delgado civilians

30 March 2021

According to reports, dozens of civilians have been killed in a siege in Palma, a town in the Cabo Delgado province of northern Mozambique.

Solidarity with those affected by fires in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps

24 March 2021

We stand in solidarity with the 10,000 Rohingya refugee families affected by the massive fires in Kutapalong Camp in Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh. The humanitarian community and the Government of Bangladesh have worked together tirelessly to support those affected by the blaze on March 22, 2021.

Raj Nooyi appointed as interim CEO of Plan International

19 March 2021

Plan International has appointed Raj Nooyi, Indian-American business executive with global operating experience and deep commitment to social development, as the interim CEO of the organisation.

Plan International stands by communities and young people in Myanmar

4 March 2021

Plan International calls for halting all violence and repression against peaceful young protesters and respecting their rights to education and freedom of expression.