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Esteban wins Nickelodeon and Plan International Together For Good competition on YouTube

Esteban wins Nickelodeon and Plan International Together For Good competition

Esteban wins Nickelodeon and Plan International Together For Good competition

Education in emergencies: 1% is not enough on YouTube

Education in emergencies: 1% is not enough

Only 1% of global humanitarian funding went to education in emergencies in 2014. Children need a global humanitarian fund for education now.

Life after Nepal's earthquake on YouTube

Video: Life after Nepal's earthquake

13, and a Bride on YouTube

13, and a Bride

In Dosso, Niger 13-year-old Mariama has just discovered that she will be married in a few days time. Mariama's mother was worried that her daughter would have a child out of wedlock and then no one would marry her so she accepted 100,00 CFA (200 USD) as a dowry from a local market trader in his mid-20s.

Wedding Busters: Child Marriage-Free Zones in Bangladesh on YouTube

Wedding Busters: Child Marriage-Free Zones in Bangladesh

66% of girls in Bangladesh are married under 18. To address this, Plan International supports a children's organisation that works with local government, community-based organisations and others in the area to create child marriage-free zones to stop early marriage. 

Why is the International Day of the Girl Child important? on YouTube

Why is the International Day of the Girl Child important?

It's My Life - Girls Say No to Child Marriage in Africa on YouTube

It's My Life - Girls Say No to Child Marriage in Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa around 7 million girls are child brides. The causes of child marriage are common across Africa. Parents marry off their daughters due to poverty or out of fear for their safety. Tradition and the stigma of straying from tradition perpetuate child marriage in many communities. Crucially, gender inequality and the low value placed on girls underlie the practice.

Unlock the Power of Girls on YouTube

Unlock the Power of Girls

Thirteen girls, 8 countries, one message: You haven’t seen the best of us... yet.That’s the message from adolescent girls performing a poem to rally girls around the struggle to overcome discrimination, claim their rights and celebrate better futures.

13, and a Bride (Preview) on YouTube

13, and a Bride (Preview)