Publications

Because I am a Girl

This report tracks the achievements and global impact of Plan International’s Because I am a Girl campaign in the year following its launch on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October…
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The state of the world’s girls 2013: Adolescent girls…

This report looks at what happens to adolescent girls in disasters and why. It shows how adolescent girls’ rights are being ignored before, during and after disasters, both in the urgency…
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Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Findings from a National Survey…

This survey by Plan International Bangladesh and icddr,b finds that a lack of education is strongly associated with levels of child marriage.
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Child marriage in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Around two thirds of women aged 20 to 24 marry before the age of 18, despite the minimum legal age being 18 for females.…
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Child marriage in India

Almost half of all girls in India marry before the age of 18. This study explores the factors contributing to child marriage in India and examines the impact of Plan International’s initiatives.…
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Act to Adapt: The Next Generation Leads the Way

This report reviews Plan International's Child-Centred Climate Change Adaptation (4CA) programme, a 3 year project which took place from 2011-2014. The project aimed to build the awareness of…
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A girl’s right to say no to marriage

Despite being prohibited by international human rights law and many national laws, child marriage continues to rob millions of girls of their childhood. Plan International's report sets out…
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Early Childhood Care and Development in Emergencies

This best practice guide for programme staff covers every aspect of the disaster risk management cycle - from preparedness and response to recovery. It shows how every phase can incorporate…
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A girl’s right to learn without fear

One of the major barriers girls face in getting an education is gender-based violence. Our report explains the issues and presents solutions from existing policy examples, global campaigns…
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The state of the world’s girls 2012

The sixth report in Plan International’s annual State of the World’s Girls series, Learning for life, takes a critical look at the state of girls’ education. The report argues that behind…
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Curriculum guide: Strengthening families for better early childhood…

This curriculum guide provides support for a 6-step parenting education programme for low income families that can be adapted to the local culture and that reflects parents’ goals for their…
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Curriculum guide: Community managed early learning programmes…

This curriculum guide provides guidance to support parents, community early childhood and development (ECD) promoters and others to provide quality, community-based early learning opportunities…
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