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Plan International collaborated with Twitter to create a Day of the Girl emoji

Plan International Day of the Girl emoji hits Twitter

9 October 2018

Twitter has unveiled a Day of the Girl emoji, designed with Plan International, to accompany messages supporting girls' rights all over the world.

Faridah, 20, is working to make her city safer for girls in Kampala

Sexual harassment is biggest city danger for girls across the globe

2 October 2018

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.

A member of Plan International's emergency response team with a rescue team in Palu

Indonesia earthquake: Fear and desperation as aftershocks continue

2 October 2018

Plan International’s emergency response team are reporting scenes of widespread devastation in Sulawesi with locals fearing another tsunami as aftershocks continue.

Damage caused by the disaster in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Indonesia earthquake: growing concern for affected children

1 October 2018


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.

Adolescent girl from Niger

Girls describe dark reality of the Lake Chad Crisis

3 September 2018

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. 

Response team member surveys the damage caused by earthquake in Northern Lombok

Shelter and counselling critical for Lombok's child survivors

8 August 2018

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. 

500 emergency shelter kits are ready to be distributed by air to the children and families of Lombok.

Second Lombok earthquake: scaling up emergency response

6 August 2018

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. 

Girl from South Sudan.

Relief as Noura Hussein death sentence overturned

27 June 2018

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. 

Katariina Harteela and Tobias Wacker from hasan & partners with Eva Anttila from Plan International in Cannes

Cannes Lion Win for Plan International Finland and hasan & partners

22 June 2018