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In the march for gender equality, we must never slow our stride

Caroline Riseboro | 3 weeks ago

Last week I was honoured to moderate a panel discussion at the United Nations General Assembly with Canada’s Minister of International Development, the UNFPA Acting Director, government representatives from Benin and France, and four inspiring young women. We discussed the [...] Read more »

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6 Creative Ways We’re Making Education More Accessible

Kavita Dogra | 1 month ago

In remote villages, in flooded communities, at refugee camps and in schools across the developing world, Plan International is making education more accessible for children. On World Literacy Day, we would like to highlight a few creative ways in which [...] Read more »

Making life-saving assistance accessible after the floods

Kavita Dogra | 1 month ago

A devastating monsoon season has taken the lives of over 1,400 people and left thousands in South Asia displaced and in need of immediate assistance. Plan International is on the ground improving access to life-saving materials including food, water, blankets, [...] Read more »

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Community in Ghana reels in a big catch

Emma Hamilton-Clark | 4 months ago

For generations, the local lake in Volta, Ghana, has been a reliable source of livelihood for its community. But in recent years, the lake’s bountifulness has taken a turn for the worse. With dropping water levels and depleting fish stocks, [...] Read more »

We can and must stop famine now

Kavita Dogra | 4 months ago

Lives are being lost every day. More than 20 million people are at risk of starvation because of a severe drought and food crisis. We need to act now. According to the UN, this is the largest humanitarian crisis since [...] Read more »