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Families are fleeing the conflict in Venezuela.

Venezuela’s girls at risk of violence and exploitation amid unrest

28 January 2019

Plan International is extremely concerned about the impact of the current political turmoil in Venezuela on the country’s children, especially girls.

We must accelerate efforts to eliminate child marriage in Asia.

150 million girls are at risk of child marriage by 2030: The Time to Act is now

14 January 2019

New study sounds an alarm, urges swift action in South and South-East Asia.

70 year old man marries 15 year old schoolgirl in Niger

70-year-old Nigerian man marries 15-year-old school girl

14 December 2018

On Monday this week, Nigerian media reported that a man in his 70s had married a 15-year-old girl in Niger State. Photos of the couple – posted on social media – have since sparked outrage across the country.

Migrant mother and child.

Statement on arrival of Central American migrants at US border

6 December 2018

On October 12, 2018, thousands of people, including hundreds of children, began to walk from Honduras towards the United States, a distance of more than 1,500 miles. 

G20 Argentina

Plan International welcomes G20 declaration

4 December 2018

Plan International welcomes the G20 declaration issued on December 1 for its clear and unambiguous commitments to the rights of girls and women.

Darakhshan attended the UN General Assembly with the support of Plan International

Plan International shuts down operations in Pakistan

1 December 2018

After more than 2 decades of working in Pakistan, Plan International has stopped operating in the country following orders from the Government of Pakistan.

Gola* from South Sudan was sold into child marriage

Child marriage Facebook auction reminiscent of slave markets

12 November 2018

Plan International is calling on the South Sudanese government to investigate a Facebook auction which led to the child marriage of a 17-year-old girl.

A girl from Honduras

Central American migrant caravan: girls must be prioritised

26 October 2018

Plan International is urgently calling for the needs of the thousands of children displaced from Honduras to be prioritised, with particular attention given to the needs of girls.

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.