Invisible and alone: social isolation blocks girls’ chances
Domestic duties, restricted freedoms and early marriage push adolescent girls into social isolation, making it a major, unrecognised barrier to ending inequality. Find out more from this new research.
'Invisible girls' face normalised violence
The low social status of marginalised adolescent girls exposes them to daily violence, our latest research warns. That this abuse is largely accepted threatens progress that could be made towards equality.
Law passed to end child marriage in Zimbabwe
Plan International has welcomed Zimbabwe’s landmark judgement, declaring 18 the legal minimum age of marriage, while all forms of child marriage have been deemed unconstitutional.