Child marriage Facebook auction reminiscent of slave markets
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.
South Sudan crisis leaves girls feeling suicidal
Plan International reports that half a decade of conflict compounded by food crisis is having a catastrophic impact on the lives of adolescent girls in South Sudan with many left feeling suicidal.
Captured Aid Workers Freed
Plan International is delighted to confirm that its three members of staff who were detained in South Sudan have today been freed.
Ten aid workers missing in South Sudan
Plan International is aware of an ongoing security situation involving three members of staff in South Sudan. They, along with aid workers from other humanitarian and UN agencies, went missing on 25 April when a convoy driving from Yei town to Tore in Central Equatoria disappeared.
Urgent action needed: 20 million face famine
Plan International has joined the UN Security Council’s call to all parties in South Sudan, north-east Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen to urgently enable delivery of life-saving aid to millions trapped in conflict.
South Sudan crisis forces girls out of school
Around 76% of primary school aged girls in South Sudan are not receiving an education because of the conflict and food crisis in the country. Their futures and safety are at risk as a result.
Millions in need as East Africa food crisis worsens
Twenty-million people, including millions of children, across South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia are in urgent need of food as the East Africa food crisis worsens.
Millions of children facing starvation in East Africa
Plan International is responding to the food crisis in East Africa which has left over 20 million people in urgent need of support.
South Sudan violence deepens crisis for children
Plan International is joining calls for a lasting solution in South Sudan to safeguard the lives of children put at risk by the recent outbreak of fighting.
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