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Education for girls is at risk due to global hunger crisis

Girls are more likely than boys to be taken out of school when families come under strain and hunger can severely impact learning.
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Pregnant women and girls among those most impacted in Haiti’s…

Haiti is facing a hunger crisis and women and girls are paying the price. Economic issues mean they are vulnerable to all kinds of violence.
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Girls cannot talk freely about sex and sex education

Our latest study finds that sex education for many teens is still more about ‘not getting pregnant’ than girls’ rights, health or education.
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Early and forced marriage increase due to food insecurity in…

The hunger crisis in South Sudan is deteriorating rapidly with many people struggling to find food. The lives of children are at risk.
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G7 pledge falls short for global hunger crisis

Following the G7 leaders’ summit, only $4.5 billion has been pledged towards tackling hunger globally falling well short of that required to tackle the global hunger crisis.
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Plan International deeply concerned by Supreme Court decision…

Plan International is deeply concerned that so many in the U.S. will lose their fundamental rights, especially in the 13 states with abortion bans that will now take effect.
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G7 must act now on global hunger

One of the most severe hunger crises in our lifetime is worsening by the day. We're calling on G7 member states to take urgent action to save lives now.
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UNIQLO supports Plan International through PEACE FOR ALL charity…

Global apparel retailer UNIQLO today announces the launch of PEACE FOR ALL, a range of t-shirts with designs conveying peace in support of humanitarian efforts worldwide.
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How Polish schools are welcoming refugee children from Ukraine…

Plan International is working with local partners in Poland to get refugee children back into school as quickly as possible.
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New survey shows ‘deep-rooted’ taboos around periods

More than 1 in 3 boys (37%) think periods should be kept a secret, according to research by Plan International.
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Devastating drought leaves girls and women in Somalia facing…

Girls and women in Somalia say rape and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence are rising as the country faces its worst drought in 40 years.
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We must act now for the 811 million people struggling to find…

If the world doesn’t pay attention, the 811 million people struggling to find food in the world’s hungriest places will become a forgotten statistic.
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