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.
City girls digitally map safety with 'Free to Be'
An ambitious online safety map launching in five major cities worldwide aims to uncover the areas where urban girls and young women feel most safe and unsafe.
Victory for gender equality as India bans 'triple talaq' divorce
The Supreme Court of India has banned the practice that made it possible for a husband to divorce his wife simply by saying the word “talaq” three times. This is a significant victory for girls’ and women’s rights.
South Asia floods put thousands of children at risk
Plan International has launched a multi-country response to flooding in the South Asian countries of India, Bangladesh and Nepal that has claimed hundreds of lives and displaced millions.
Transforming the lives of 2 million children in India
Over the next 5 years, Plan International will invest in programmes to improve the lives of over 2 million of the most excluded and vulnerable children in 6,000 villages and slums in India.
All aboard the Mumbai school bus
In the slums of Mumbai, India, children are more likely to go out to work than to school. This new video from Plan International shows how a travelling bus which doubles as a school is ensuring children still get the education they deserve.
Protecting India's tobacco girls
Hundreds of girls forced to work up to 14 hours a day in India's cigarette-rolling industry are looking to the future thanks to a new Plan International programme to help them realise their rights.
Baby 7 billion: A milestone for girls' rights
Plan is celebrating the birth of a girl in India as the world’s symbolic 7 billionth person, to highlight its campaign against female foeticide in the country.
Let India's girls be born
Plan is calling on India to urgently tackle the problem of its vanishing girl population caused by hundreds of thousands of sex-selective abortions every year.