Child marriage Facebook auction reminiscent of slave markets
Plan International is calling on the South Sudanese government to investigate a Facebook auction which led to the child marriage of a 16-year-old girl.
Central American migrant caravan: girls must be prioritised
Plan International is urgently calling for the needs of the thousands of children displaced from Honduras to be prioritised, with particular attention given to the needs of girls.
Plan International Day of the Girl emoji hits Twitter
Twitter has unveiled a Day of the Girl emoji, designed with Plan International, to accompany messages supporting girls' rights all over the world.
Sexual harassment is biggest city danger for girls across the globe
Sexual harassment is the number-one safety risk facing girls and young women across the world, according to a survey of global experts in 22 cities released today. The survey is the first of its kind to examine the safety risks facing girls and young women in so many different cities across the world.
Indonesia earthquake: Fear and desperation as aftershocks continue
Plan International’s emergency response team are reporting scenes of widespread devastation in Sulawesi with locals fearing another tsunami as aftershocks continue.
Indonesia earthquake: growing concern for affected children
The immediate needs of children affected by the earthquake in Indonesia that has claimed over 800 lives must be prioritised in the response to the disaster.
Girls describe dark reality of the Lake Chad Crisis
Adolescent girls describe in the most detailed and disturbing account to date, the true extent of the abuse and violence they are facing as a result of the severe humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin.
Shelter and counselling critical for Lombok's child survivors
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.
Second Lombok earthquake: scaling up emergency response
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.
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