Hurricane Maria is beginning to hit the north-east region of the Dominican Republic, heavy wind and rains causing flooding and landslides. We are on hand to respond.
The #GirlsTakeover is coming this October. Over 500 girls around the world will be stepping into positions of power on the International Day of the Girl. We want more girls' voices to be heard at all levels. We want a gender revolution so girls everywhere can realise their potential and become truly equal. It starts here.
Richelle dropped out of school after becoming pregnant at 16. Now 24, flexible learning provided by Plan International and the Philippines government has helped keep her dream of becoming a teacher alive.
This project, developed by Plan International together with the Scotiabank group, seeks to develop entrepreneurial skills in young men and women, and to provide them with tools to make their business ideas come to life.
Plan International has been setting up day centres across South Sudan to provide a safe environment in which children affected by the country’s conflict and food crisis can learn and play.
Melissa became invisible to her government when she was forced to leave school and so disappeared from official records. Without an education or skills, she now lacks opportunities and support to follow her ambitions.
In Zimbabwe many girls become invisible to their government because they are forced to leave school and disappear from official records. Siphethangani is determined to go to university, despite the challenges facing her, and follow her ambitions.Learn more about Counting the Invisible
Plan International CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen speaking at the Global Festival of Ideas in Bonn, Germany on Wednesday 1st March, 2017.
Young people in Uganda are gaining skills, getting jobs and saving money thanks to a partnership between Plan International, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and Accenture.Learn more about A Working Future