As Hurricane Maria rips through the Dominican Republic, Plan International is ready to respond to the needs of vulnerable families.
Plan International is launching national campaigns in Uganda, Senegal, the Philippines and Pakistan to call for increased investment in girls’ education in the run-up to the Global Partnership for Education Replenishment Summit in February 2018.
The world's governments are expected to substantially increase education funding at a summit in February 2018,
With over 1 million refugees from South Sudan now in Uganda, Plan International is calling for increased support from the international community to meet children’s needs.
Plan International welcomes with optimism the bold statement from the President of Niger that child marriage will no longer be tolerated.
Plan International is calling for increased funding from international donors to meet the critical needs of children affected by the flooding in Bangladesh that has killed hundreds and forced millions from their homes.
Guatemala has joined Honduras, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic in enforcing an outright ban on child marriage, a huge step forward for girls’ rights in the region.
The Supreme Court of India has banned the practice that made it possible for a husband to divorce his wife simply by saying the word “talaq” three times. This is a significant victory for girls’ and women’s rights.
The decision on 17 August by El Salvador’s parliament to close a loophole in its child marriage law is a victory for girls’ rights.