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School on Wheels

All aboard the Mumbai school bus

27 August 2015

In the slums of Mumbai, India, children are more likely to go out to work than to school. This new video from Plan International shows how a travelling bus which doubles as a school is ensuring children still get the education they deserve. 

Teenage pregnancy

Nicaragua: Latin America's teen pregnancy capital

4 August 2015

With the support of Plan International’s Girl Power Project, young Nicaraguans are finding their voice and educating their parents and peers on the risks of teen pregnancy.

SDGs

Children and young people join in to shape the world's future

4 August 2015

After over 3 years of negotiation and consultation, States have agreed to a global commitment to end poverty by 2030 in the form of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Gender based violence

Stopping sexual violence in Nicaragua

28 July 2015

Through its Girl Power Project, Plan International is working with communities in Nicaragua to ensure girls and young women are protected from sexual violence.

Education in emergencies

Nepal Earthquake: Three months on

23 July 2015

The urgent needs of the 3 million children affected by the devastating Nepal earthquakes must be prioritised, says Plan International.

Together For Good

Nickelodeon and Plan International launch campaign

20 July 2015

Plan International and Nickelodeon have teamed up to launch an exciting campaign, Together For Good, to engage, celebrate and reward children making a difference in their communities.

Burundian refugees in Tanzania

Burundi refugee crisis worsens

7 July 2015

Plan International is responding to the needs of children as thousands of Burundian refugees continue to flood into Rwanda and Tanzania.

Preventing Child Marriages

New milestone reached in effort to end child marriage

3 July 2015

For the first time, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted a substantial resolution dedicated to child, early and forced marriage.

Education in emergencies

Education helps Nepal's children recover from disaster

2 July 2015

The schools of more than 1 million children in Nepal were destroyed by the earthquake. See how Plan International is working to get them back into education.