Leading Danish development organisation BØRNEfonden has merged with global child rights and humanitarian organisation Plan International to deliver greater impact for millions of vulnerable children and young people in some of the poorest countries in the world.
Plan International is urging the U.S. administration to reverse its “zero tolerance” immigration policy and to end the practice of forcibly separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, including the detention of children taken from their parents.
Plan International calls on the Nigerian government to redouble its efforts to secure the safe release of 100 schoolgirls reportedly kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria’s north-eastern Yobe state.
Plan International calls on the United States to protect members of the LGBTIQ community from discrimination to ensure the full realisation of their human rights.
Kenya’s decision to give free sanitary pads to schoolgirls is a momentous step for gender equality. Girls supported by Plan International supported have been at the forefront of the campaign for free sanitary provisions.
A UN-backed food security report released yesterday (21 June) announced that South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine. However, 6 million people are still suffering from the conditions of the food crisis.
An entire generation of children is missing out on an education in Boko Haram-affected Nigeria, warns Plan International.
The partnership between Plan International and the Asian Development Bank will focus on the investment of young people as drivers of economic and social development, and as contributors to poverty reduction.
Emergency response teams have deployed to the worst affected areas of the Philippines to assess the urgent needs of children and communities and provide aid.