Central Sahel crisis: Education vital to protect girls
An education crisis is looming as the COVID-19 pandemic and conflict have forced millions of girls out of school in the Central Sahel region of Africa.
Central Sahel facing crisis as violence against girls continues to rise
Conflict and displacement are driving escalating levels of violence, exploitation and abuse against girls and young women in the Sahel region of West Africa
Sahel crisis: Girls pushed to the brink by violence and trauma
Plan International’s research reveals how the ongoing violence in Mali and Burkina Faso is having a devastating impact on girls’ education, survival and safety.
Burkina Faso conflict: Increased response needed to meet children’s needs
An urgent and scaled-up response is required to meet the immediate needs of children who are at risk following violence in Burkina Faso.
Sexual harassment is biggest city danger for girls across the globe
Sexual harassment is the number-one safety risk facing girls and young women across the world, according to a survey of global experts in 22 cities released today. The survey is the first of its kind to examine the safety risks facing girls and young women in so many different cities across the world.
Merger increases impact for children in West Africa
In West Africa, Plan International is going through a period of transformation as we are merging with BØRNEfonden in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Togo to become stronger together and increase our impact for vulnerable children in the region.
Burkina Faso celebrates 80 years of Plan International
Plan International Burkina Faso celebrated Plan International's 80th birthday by making a commitment for girls' rights alongside the country's Minister of Women, Family and Social Affairs.
Tackling child marriage in Burkina refugee camps
Plan International is tackling the issue of child marriage in refugee camps in Burkina Faso.