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Youth activists report feeling unsafe at King's Cross in Sydney.

City girls digitally map safety with 'Free to Be'

17 April 2018

An ambitious online safety map launching in five major cities worldwide aims to uncover the areas where urban girls and young women feel most safe and unsafe.

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Reaction to death of 14-year-old Paraguay rape victim

23 March 2018

 Mariella Greco, Plan International’s Country Director in Paraguay reacts to the announcement that a 14-year-old rape victim has died while giving birth. 

101 captured Dapchi schoolgirls released

22 March 2018

Hussainu Abdu, Country Director for Plan International Nigeria has responded to news that the majority of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped by militants in north-east Nigeria have been released.

Myriam and her 2-year-old twins Awa and Adam.

Lake Chad Crisis: Millions remain in desperate need of aid

2 March 2018

One year after Oslo Conference funds forestalled famine in the Lake Chad Basin, millions of people are still in desperate need of aid. 

The well-being of children is a priority

Our commitment to stamp out abuse and exploitation

21 February 2018

At Plan International, our purpose is to improve the lives of others. As a child rights organisation, protection of the children and young people who we serve is our foremost priority. That’s why we do everything in our capacity to safeguard those we work with.

Ecuador are learning new computer skills thanks to the Digital Bus.

Digital platform to revolutionise pursuit of girls' rights

7 February 2018

The Girls' Rights Platform reveals the gaps in laws and policies that are failing girls and is set to revolutionise the way information can be used to advance gender equality worldwide.

Girls at school in Kampala, Uganda

Action must follow bold rhetoric on girls' education funding

2 February 2018

World leaders meeting at the Global Partnership for Education financing conference made commitments backing girls education, but action must now follow the pledges if girls are to truly thrive.

Girls at school in El Salvador

World leaders: act now to accelerate girls’ education

29 January 2018

World leaders must adequately fund education for girls when they meet at the Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference this week.

Mother and infant child, Colombia.

No country will achieve true gender equality by 2030

22 January 2018

No country in the world is on track to achieve true gender equality by the 2030 target world leaders agreed under the Sustainable Development Goals.