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Burundi refugees in Tanzania: Child protection on YouTube

Safety for Burundian refugee children in Tanzania

Ines, 12, arrived alone in Tanzania as a refugee from Burundi. We’re working to keep thousands of children like Ines safe and helping them overcome the troubles they have experienced.

Invisible girls: Siphiwe on YouTube

Invisible girls: Siphiwe

Siphiwe became invisible to her government when she was forced to drop out of school. She turned to marriage to escape her home life but now has a young child and few prospects for the future. 

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

Wedding Busters: Child Marriage-Free Zones in Bangladesh

Sixty-six percent of girls in Bangladesh are married under 18. Plan International is addressing this by supporting a children's organisation that works with local government and community-based organisations to create child marriage-free zones to stop early marriage. 

Meet Marisol: A day in the life of a sponsored child on YouTube

Meet Marisol: A day in the life of a sponsored child

Marisol, 12, from El Salvador, has been a sponsored child with Plan International for 9 years. We gave her a camera to show us a day in her life.

Safer buses for girls in Vietnam on YouTube

Safer buses for girls in Vietnam

We’re working with adolescent girls, bus drivers and ticket inspectors to make buses safe in Hanoi, Vietnam, so girls can travel through the city free from abuse. 

Day of the Girl: How girls took over the world on YouTube

Day of the Girl: How girls took over the world

Invisible girls: Siphethangani on YouTube

Invisible girls: Siphethangani

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

Invisible girls: Melissa on YouTube

Invisible girls: Melissa

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.

Invisible Girls on YouTube

Invisible Girls

Millions of girls across the world are 'invisible' to governments and policy makers because they aren't being counted - leaving them vulnerable and at risk. Improving the information we have on girls can transform lives and help create true equality.