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Gender inequality and early childhood development

8 June 2017

Right from birth, gender discrimination affects girls disproportionally. In this report, we describe why gender equality and early childhood development matter. We also explain why early childhood programmes engaging parents, caregivers, community leaders and educators are fundamentally important so girls have the chance to realise their rights and live a life of dignity.

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Pyschosocial support for Syrian and Egyptian children in urban areas

27 April 2017

This case study describes Plan International Egypt’s community-based psychosocial programme for over 4,000 Syrian refugee and vulnerable Egyptian children in Alexandria.

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Community-based child protection for conflict-affected children in CAR

26 April 2017

This case study describes the role of community-based child protection groups in protecting children in conflict-affected Central African Republic.

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Community-based child protection for South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

26 April 2017

This case study describes the role of community-based child protection committees in improving the safety and protection of children in 3 refugee camps in Gambella, Ethiopia.

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Child friendly spaces: Provding protection and education in Mali

26 April 2017

This case study looks at child friendly spaces as a mechanism for keeping children safe and maintaining their education during the conflict in Mali.

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Child and adolescent friendly spaces after the 2015 Nepal earthquake

26 April 2017

This case study describes how Child and Adolescent Friendly Spaces were implemented and used in Plan International's response to the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

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Help and protection desks after the 2015 Nepal earthquake

26 April 2017

This case study describes how help and protection desks set up by Plan International after the 2015 Nepal earthquake provided critical information and emergency assistance to children and their families.

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Mobile child protection and education teams after the 2015 Nepal earthquake

26 April 2017

This case study describes how mobile teams deployed by Plan International after the 2015 Nepal earthquake provided critical information and emergency child protection and education services in remote mountainous areas.