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Girls Get Equal campaign launches in Uganda

26 July 2019

Girls Get Equal, the global campaign demanding power, freedom and representation for girls and young women, has officially launched in Uganda.


school in a bag scholastic materials

4,000 South Sudanese refugee children receive school supplies

24 April 2019

Children’s education has been boosted for South Sudanese children in Ugandan refugee camps thanks to the distribution of 4,000 “schools in a bag.”

264  refugee children in Palabek settlement receive relief items

Hundreds of unaccompanied refugee children receive relief items

13 August 2018

Hundreds of refugee children who have arrived unaccompanied from South Sudan have received relief items to meet their immediate needs in Lamwo district, Uganda. 

Youth activists report feeling unsafe at King's Cross in Sydney.

City girls digitally map safety with 'Free to Be'

17 April 2018

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.

Girls at school in Tororo, Uganda

Violence and discrimination keep girls powerless

2 October 2017

Girls worldwide want to take control of their lives, but violence and discrimination keep them suppressed and powerless. Plan International's latest research reveals that no matter how hard girls try to improve their lives, they are routinely beaten down by prejudice, aggression and misogyny. 

South Sudanese refugees in Adjumani district, Uganda

Over 1 million South Sudanese refugees now in Uganda

15 September 2017

With over 1 million refugees from South Sudan now in Uganda, Plan International is calling for increased support from the international community to meet children’s needs.