Honduras’s decision to fully ban child marriage for all young people under the age of 18 is a historic achievement for girls’ rights.
The G20's statements on the education financing agenda need to be followed by concrete actions to address a global learning crisis that affects girls most of all.
Global leaders must significantly boost funding for education in poorer countries by 2030 so that hundreds of millions of girls do not miss out on their right to learn.
The Asian Youth Forum, co-led by Plan International and the Asian Development Bank, brought more than 160 youth together to meet with experts and propose youth-led solutions to drive prosperity and growth in the region.
Around 76% of primary school aged girls in South Sudan are not receiving an education because of the conflict and food crisis in the country. Their futures and safety are at risk as a result.
Domestic duties, restricted freedoms and early marriage push adolescent girls into social isolation, making it a major, unrecognised barrier to ending inequality. Find out more from this new research.
Plan International welcomes the release of 82 schoolgirls from Chibok, who were abducted from their hostel in 2014. Of over 270 who were abducted, however, 113 remain captive.
The low social status of marginalised adolescent girls exposes them to daily violence, our latest research warns. That this abuse is largely accepted threatens progress that could be made towards equality.
Two years after the 7.8 earthquake devastated Nepal, thousands of students are returning to new purpose-built schools, thanks to generous donations from the public.