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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.

Mozambique: Plan International calls for end to attacks against Cabo Delgado civilians

30 March 2021

According to reports, dozens of civilians have been killed in a siege in Palma, a town in the Cabo Delgado province of northern Mozambique.

Student sitting in a classroom

Plan International Mozambique campaigns support girls' return to school

22 March 2021

Plan International Mozambique in partnership with UNICEF and MEPT - Movimento de Educação para Todos - has launched 2 campaigns entitled "Back to My Future" and "Safe Return to School."

People crossing the Buzi river in Sofala province by boat, This area has now been ravaged by Cyclone Eloise.

Our response as Cyclone Eloise hits Mozambique and Zimbabwe

25 January 2021

Emergency response teams from Plan International Mozambique have begun distributing essential supplies to communities devastated by Cyclone Eloise.

Jessica, 8, is now back in the school that was severely damaged by Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai one year on: food crisis derails recovery

13 March 2020

The food crisis sweeping Southern Africa is threatening to derail recovery for countries devastated by Cyclone Idai.

Sex-for-food: girls face impossible choices in Southern Africa

4 November 2019

From sex-for-food to forced marriage, girls are caught between impossible choices for survival as severe food shortages sweep across Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique.

Children's club members Mailavia, 12, Herminia, 13, Baptista 14 and João, 14.

Mozambique bans child marriage

21 August 2019

Mozambique has passed a new bill banning child marriage following a two and a half-year campaign by gender equality organisations including Plan International.

Catherine and her daughter Alindine in front of their collapsed house in Mulanje district, Malawi.

Plan International responds to Cyclone Idai disaster

22 March 2019

Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe have declared a state of disaster as Plan International moves in to assist affected communities. 

Mother and child displaced by Cyclone Idai in Malawi

Urgent support needed for children affected by Cyclone Idai

19 March 2019

Following the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai, Plan International is working with governments and partners in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe to support families affected.