Publications

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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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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Curriculum guide: Effective support for transition to primary…

This guide analyses the broad spectrum of factors that influence whether a child successfully transitions in to primary school.
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Enhancing child protection through early childhood care and…

This manual provides a training guide for use with staff who work directly with children and parents in early childhood development projects.
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The state of the world’s girls 2011

The 2011 State of the World’s Girls report shows that far from being an issue just for women and girls, gender is also about boys and men, and that this needs to be better understood if…
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The state of the world’s girls 2010

With a focus on the boom in city populations and the explosion of IT and communication technology, the 2010 State of the World's Girls report looks at the prospects and perils facing girls.…
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The State of the World’s Girls 2009: Girls in the Global…

This report warns that failing to send girls to school costs the world's poorest countries billions of pounds each year. 
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Handbook on Community Led Total Sanitation

This handbook on Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), produced in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in the UK, is aimed at enabling communities to analyse their…
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