As recovery efforts to free trapped survivors from a major earthquake that has claimed 105 lives in Lombok enter day three, thousands of children remain without adequate shelter and out of school.
A second powerful earthquake has struck the Indonesian island of Lombok, less than a week after the first. As the death toll continues to rise, we're scaling up our emergency response.
Plan International welcomes news that the death sentence for the 19-year-old rape victim has been overturned. However, we're urging the Sudan government to protect girls like Noura who are at risk of child marriage and sexual violence.
Rohingya girls have voiced the need for safety, education, sanitation, food security and healthcare – including mental health services. We are urging the humanitarian community to listen to girls.
The G7 Declaration to educate and empower girls in crisis situations, supported with a $2.9bn global commitment, will benefit more than eight million children worldwide.
The needs of the children, especially girls, affected by the volcanic eruptions in Guatemala must be a top priority for the international community.
Plan International reports that half a decade of conflict compounded by food crisis is having a catastrophic impact on the lives of adolescent girls in South Sudan with many left feeling suicidal.
A 19-year-old victim of child marriage and rape has been condemned to death in Sudan. This tragic case illustrates why child marriage must be banned.