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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.

Women in the Wind: migration, economic empowerment and gender

28 March 2017

While internal youth migration is thought to be an increasingly prevalent phenomenon in a number of Southeast Asian countries, very few research studies have examined this topic in depth. In particular, little is known about the experiences of young women who migrate internally, and the gender-specific aspects of youth migration.

In response to these gaps in evidence, Plan International contracted Coram International in 2016 to conduct a research on the gender, youth economic empowerment, and internal economic migration experiences in Vietnam and the Philippines.

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Connect with respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools

24 January 2017

This tool has been created to help teachers provide positive role models, empower children to have respectful relationships, and deliver a violence prevention programme within the curriculum in Asia and the Pacific.

A Working Future

A Working Future and a new era of collaboration

4 January 2017

A report on the successful A Working Future programme, driven by Plan International, which provides viable employment to youth in Uganda, with a unique model for driving change in partnership with business.

14 December 2016

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Guidelines for consulting with children and young people with disabilities

2 December 2016

This document provides a guidance on the importance of consulting with children with disabilities. It provides practical suggestions for consulting with children and young people with disabilities in a variety of situations.