Stepping up humanitarian assistance after Hurricane Eta
Plan International is preparing to deliver urgent humanitarian assistance to children and families in Nicaragua in the wake of Hurricane Eta.
Deploying teams in Philippines to areas worst hit by Super Typhoon Goni
Plan International has deployed teams to assess the extent of damage and immediate needs of families in areas hardest hit by Super Typhoon Goni.
Enabling girls to complete secondary education could boost GDP by 10%
Emerging economies that achieve 100% secondary school completion rates for girls by 2030 could see their GDP being boosted by an average of 10%, according to a new report by Citi Global Insights and Plan International.
Statement: Cameroon School Shooting
Plan International is saddened by the tragic shooting incident at the Mother Francisca Bilingual Academy in Kumba, Southwest Region of Cameroon that left a number of young children dead and wounded on Saturday, 24 October.
Instagram teams up with girl activists to address online harassment
Social media platform to work with girls’ rights organisation Plan International to kick off a series of listening sessions with girl activists around the world, which will inform work across Facebook platforms.
Abuse and harassment driving girls off Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Largest ever global survey on online violence shows that one in five girls (19%) have left or significantly reduced use of a social media platform after being harassed, while another one in ten (12%) have changed the way they express themselves.
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.
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