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Girl advocates launching the 2015 State of the World's Girls report in Uganda

Celebrating Day of the Girl 2015

13 October 2015

A global movement to ensure all girls realise their rights has taken root, said Plan International’s CEO at celebrations to mark the International Day of the Girl on 11 October. 

Teenage mother with twin babies, Bangladesh

Girls say violence holds them back

7 October 2015

The lives of adolescent girls in developing countries hold more promise than in previous generations, but pervasive violence still holds them back, reveals research commissioned by Plan International.

Michelle Obama and girls campaigner Nurfahada on stage in New York

Michelle Obama and girls campaigner demand education

30 September 2015

Plan International’s girl advocate, Nurfahada, 16, from the Philippines, joined the First Lady of the United States on stage in New York to demand education for all teenage girls. 

Freida Pinto at a Plan International education project in Ethiopia

Freida Pinto leads World's Largest Lesson

28 September 2015

Plan International Global Ambassador Freida Pinto is fronting the World’s Largest Lesson. The event will be held in classrooms on every continent, reaching up to 550 million boys and girls.

Plan International-supported girl advocates outside the UN in New York

Girls call on world leaders to keep the promise of SDGs

25 September 2015

Girl advocates from across the globe have called on  world leaders to deliver the gender fairness and girls’ rights that are at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals to ensure the sweeping ambitions of the 15-year global development agenda are realised.

Syrian refugees singing together in a child-friendly space

Video: Support for Syrian refugees in Egypt

23 September 2015

Many Syrian refugees are seeking sanctuary in Egypt. This film shows how Plan International is supporting refugee children and their families there.

Together For Good

Nickelodeon Together For Good voting goes live

17 September 2015

The voting phase for Nickelodeon and Plan International’s Together For Good campaign is now live, so it’s time to select your winner! 

Chelsea football players Katie Chapman and John Terry display the Plan International logo

Chelsea Football Club supports Plan International

14 September 2015

Chelsea Football Club is set to help transform the lives of thousands of children around the world, as the club unveils its new global charity partner, Plan International.

Young Syrian refugee Mouaiad with his mother

Side by side with Egypt's Syrian refugees

11 September 2015

Plan International is providing assistance to Syrian refugee families in Egypt, particularly children. This series of photos shows how we are helping help young refugees recover and return to education