On 25th April 2015, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, affecting thousands of people, including 7,036 Plan International sponsored children.
This report presents the research findings on the impact of the earthquake on the affected sponsored children, around education, housing, water and sanitation, safety, income and relief efforts.
Globally, one in every 122 humans is now either a refugee, internally displaced or seeking asylum. These publications explain how we are working to support refugees and internally displaced people in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The report covers Plan International's response to the earthquake, and to-date we have reached 196,000 individuals including 82,000 children.
It also highlights the achievements made across all programmes, the Because I am a Girl campaign, sponsorship, partnerships and finances.
This Children in a Changing Climate coalition report calls on governments to commit to 6 priority actions in the implementation of their climate change commitments and highlights child-centred case studies on tackling climate change from across the world.
This document supports processes of child-friendly accountability by making the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction accessible to children.
This report analyses why women are the first victims of economic instability and proposes measures to mainstream gender at all stages of youth economic empowerment programmes.
Plan International and the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) undertook research in five countries in Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam), to assess the prevalence, nature, response and reporting of various forms of school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) in, around and on the way to school.
Parents who marry their children before they reach legal age are typically motivated by predetermined social and sexual norms, low value attached to daughters, poverty or humanitarian crises.
Confronted with social pressure and family hardship, they may seek in marriage a form of protection to shield their children from destitution, household food insecurity and, ultimately, sexual harassment.