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Facebook, Google, TikTok, Twitter pledge to tackle online abuse

1 July 2021

Plan International welcomes commitments announced by Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter at the UN Generation Equality Forum to tackle online abuse.

HINGO Forum deeply shocked over killing of MSF aid workers

28 June 2021

Ethiopia Humanitarian International NGO Forum* (HINGO Forum) deeply shocked over the killing of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers.

Lessons from Sri Lanka

25 June 2021

How we are learning from the mistakes we made when closing our Sri Lanka operations in 2019. By Gunvor Kronman, Chair, Plan International

Maria migrated to Ecuador from Venezuela with her father.

Adolescent Venezuelan girls feel unsafe in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

20 June 2021

For World Refugee Day, Plan International launches a research study on the situation of refugee and migrant girls and adolescents from Venezuela, living in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. 

G7 leaders must fund their girls' education declaration to support girls affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

G7 leaders must fund ambitious girls' education targets

14 June 2021

We welcome the Girls’ Education Declaration endorsed on Sunday but remain concerned that financial commitments do not go far enough to address the massive financing gap facing the education sector.

Digital solutions key to ending child marriage in Asia

25 May 2021

Digital tech could be the key to ending child marriage by 2030, according to new research conducted by Plan International in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Girl wearing Plan International face mask at school in Kaya department

Girls say education is area of life most affected by COVID-19

10 May 2021

Girls and young women have named education as the area of their lives most affected by COVID-19 in a study carried out in 14 countries.

Conflict and COVID-19 have forced schools to close in Burkina Faso, halting the education of girls like Rosine.

Plan International welcomes launch of G7 Girls’ Education Declaration

5 May 2021

After a year of unprecedented disruption to schooling, we are pleased to see that this G7 declaration includes clear political commitments to address the challenges faced by girls around the world in accessing a safe, inclusive, and quality education.

Governments should give single day’s military spending to fight hunger

20 April 2021

Aid organisations call on governments to give a single day’s military spending to fight hunger. Only 26 hours of global military spending is enough to cover the $5.5 billion needed to help most at risk.