Twenty-million people, including millions of children, across South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia are in urgent need of food as the East Africa food crisis worsens.
Plan International is responding to the food crisis in East Africa which has left over 20 million people in urgent need of support.
World leaders must step-up their support for the 17 million people affected by violence in the Lake Chad Basin when they meet to discuss the conflict in Oslo this week.
Malawi has made a historic amendment to its constitution to fully outlaw child marriage following a year-long campaign by youth groups and organisations including Plan International.
Bangladesh's new Child Marriage Restraint Act is an important step but it contains a provision that would allow girls below the age of 18 to be married under ‘special circumstances’.
Millions of vulnerable girls and women will suffer if sexual and reproductive health services that provide vital support to them are withdrawn or cut back as a consequence of the Mexico City Policy.
Following a proposal from the Government of the Philippines to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 9, Plan International and partners have launched the campaign #ChildrenNotCriminals.
A former child bride from Zimbabwe has been awarded the prestigious first Africa Reimagined award for public advocacy on child marriage at the Annual MTV Music Awards in South Africa.
World leaders have committed to making girls’ needs a priority in the sustainable development of cities following campaigning by Plan International and partners.