Mozambique bans child marriage
Mozambique has passed a new bill banning child marriage following a two and a half-year campaign by gender equality organisations including Plan International.
Inhumane U.S. border detention practices must be stopped
After recent news stories have surfaced about the conditions of border detention centres we are calling on the U.S. government and Congress to adequately fund the protection of children and stop the inhumane treatment of migrants at the U.S. - Mexico border.
Leading Child Rights Organisations Call for Second Revolution
Thirty years after global leaders adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, millions of children lack rights and protections needed to thrive.
Groundbreaking new treaty to protect women from violence at work
The world’s leading body on work and labour rights has adopted the first-ever Convention on violence and harassment in the world of work.
Girls in Beirut report violence after fleeing conflict
Girls report violence, harassment, forced marriage and isolation in Beirut after fleeing conflict in the Middle East
9 out of 10 girls believe women leaders suffer sexual harassment
A clear majority of girls worldwide want to take on leadership roles in the workplace, politics and wider society. However, 9 out of 10 of them believe women leaders will suffer discrimination and sexual harassment.
Plan International responds to Cyclone Idai disaster
Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe have declared a state of disaster as Plan International moves in to assist affected communities.
Urgent support needed for children affected by Cyclone Idai
Following the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai, Plan International is working with governments and partners in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe to support families affected.
Period emoji gets go-ahead
A period emoji is due to hit smartphone keyboards in early 2019 to help tackle period shame.
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