In Mali’s hunger crisis, girls are paying the highest…

We call on donors and leaders to meet urgent humanitarian needs in Mali, and prioritise age and gender-sensitive responses.
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Soul searching on child, early and forced marriages and unions…

Child marriage programmes will only lead to long-term, gender-transformative change for girls’ lives if they address the subject of sexuality.
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A global food crisis with a child’s face

We must acknowledge the gendered impacts of hunger, and prioritise child safety, gender equity and dignity in our response to the growing crisis, writes Benyam Dawit Mezmur.
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Shifting the Power to Transform Education

Young people around the world are calling on governments to include them in education decision making.
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Compassion, solidarity, and pragmatism: the guiding stars of…

Celebrating the compassion, solidarity and pragmatism of humanitarians across the globe on World Humanitarian Day.
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Education can’t wait for drought affected girls in Somalia…

It’s critical that we find funding to address the unique needs of girls so that they can access the education they need to reach their full potential.
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Listening to girls as they grow up – our longitudinal…

Through annual interviews since 2006, 118 girls from 9 countries have shared their daily realities, attitudes, and aspirations for the future.
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Why supporting mothers to breastfeed matters

Plan International is committed to the ongoing promotion of breastfeeding in our early childhood development, parenting and maternal and child health programming around the world, in all contexts.…
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Our new global strategy stands with girls and young women

Plan International’s strategic ambition to 2027 is to see All Girls Standing Strong Creating Global Change, writes Plan International CEO Stephen Omollo. Our strategy puts youth at the centre…
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US Supreme Court decision harms girls’ and women’s…

Every girl and woman has the right to freely make decisions about her body and her life, writes Plan International CEO Stephen Omollo, in response to the decision to overturn Roe v Wade.
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Urban violence: Quit blaming the victims

We must start working with - not against - young people, blogs Morten Lynge.
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Every refugee, every person, every girl counts

With the right support, and partnership with refugee and youth-led groups, refugee girls can thrive.
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