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Halting Lives: The Impact of COVID-19 on Girls

21 September 2020

This research report looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls and young women, with insights from over 7,000 girls across 14 countries.
 

COVID-19 and Child Marriage in West and Central Africa

COVID-19 AND CHILD MARRIAGE IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

3 September 2020

This joint brief from Girls Not Brides and Plan International outlines the impacts of the pandemic on child marriage. It provides recommendations and an urgent call for action for governments, regional bodies and humanitarian actors.

Young LGBTIQ+ people and COVID-19

24 August 2020

Suggestions for understanding the unique needs, vulnerabilities and capabilities of young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Questioning/queer people during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Girls' back to school guide

Building Back Equal: Girls' back to school guide

24 August 2020

This guide provides targeted inputs to ensure continuity of learning during school closures, and comprehensive, timely and evidence-based plans for reopening schools in a way that is safe, gender-responsive and child-friendly, and meets the needs of the most marginalised girls.

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Under Seige: Impact of COVID-19 on Girls in Africa

14 August 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated and added yet another layer of vulnerability to girls in the African continent.

Girls Platform for Action

Setting the Agenda: Girls Platform for Action

12 August 2020

This study brings together findings of a consultation process that took place in the first half of 2020 to better understand adolescent girls’ views on the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) and to provide a tool for girls’ own advocacy and engagement in the Generation Equality Action Coalitions. What has emerged is a common set of priorities and recommendations expressed by adolescent girls, across the world. 

Laughter and Play Manual - Clowns without Borders

Laughter and Play Manual

12 August 2020

The Laughter and Play manual has been developed for adolescent girls and boys between the ages of 10 and 19 years, who are living in emergency and protracted crisis settings. 

African Girls in the COVID-19 pandemic

5 August 2020

As countries across Africa experience the impact of COVID-19 across health systems, economies and communities, progress made in the last decade in achieving the rights of adolescent girls’ risks being lost. African governments must act in urgency to address this “invisible crisis “and protect the important gains made to protect, and empower girls over the last decade.