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Research, Policy & Insight

Our knowledge, skills, research and learning are used to create practical and adaptable solutions, to create a just world for children and tackle the root causes of discrimination against girls, exclusion and vulnerability. Explore our research and experts blogs to find out more.

Research into Gender Equality and ECD initiatives

1 August 2017

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. 

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Gender inequality and early childhood development

8 June 2017

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.

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Pyschosocial support for Syrian and Egyptian children in urban areas

27 April 2017

This case study describes Plan International Egypt’s community-based psychosocial programme for over 4,000 Syrian refugee and vulnerable Egyptian children in Alexandria.

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Help and protection desks after the 2015 Nepal earthquake

26 April 2017

This case study describes how help and protection desks set up by Plan International after the 2015 Nepal earthquake provided critical information and emergency assistance to children and their families.

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Mobile child protection and education teams after the 2015 Nepal earthquake

26 April 2017

This case study describes how mobile teams deployed by Plan International after the 2015 Nepal earthquake provided critical information and emergency child protection and education services in remote mountainous areas.