Between 2014 and 2015, Plan and partner organisations conducted research on the gender dimensions of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) initiatives in 11 countries. This synthesis report shows the research findings.
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.
This case study describes Plan International Egypt’s community-based psychosocial programme for over 4,000 Syrian refugee and vulnerable Egyptian children in Alexandria.
This case study describes Plan International’s community-based reintegration programmes for girls and boys released from armed groups in Central African Replublic.
This case study describes the role of community-based child protection groups in protecting children in conflict-affected Central African Republic.
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.
This case study looks at child friendly spaces as a mechanism for keeping children safe and maintaining their education during the conflict in Mali.
This case study describes how Child and Adolescent Friendly Spaces were implemented and used in Plan International's response to the 2015 Nepal earthquake.