Governments should give single day’s military spending to fight hunger
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.
South Sudan: Hunger and looming famine puts girls at risk
Children and teenage girls are at an increased risk of starvation, violence and sexual exploitation in parts of South Sudan as a result of looming famine.
Plan International condemns killing of humanitarian aid worker in South Sudan
We are shocked and saddened by the killing of one of our volunteers in South Sudan.
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.
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