How a group of girls are defending their rights in post-earthquake Nepal


In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquakes: How a group of adolescent girls are standing up for their rights and spreading empowerment. Read more »

Eyewitness accounts: Surviving the Ecuador earthquake


After the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on April 16, 2016, Plan International is prepared to coordinate and expand humanitarian response. Read more »

The Nepal earthquake: 3 women who are making a difference

3  stories about how Plan International is helping women in Nepal learn new skills and challenge gender inequality following the 2015 earthquake. Read more »

The lowdown on early childhood care and development


Education and good health provide the best start in life. That’s why we focus on early childhood care and development in our work. Read more »

The Zika virus: 4 things you need to know


The Zika virus is spreading fast. Learn how Plan is working in affected communities to prevent the spread and keep families safe.  Read more »

There’s no better time to support Syrian refugees


The ongoing crisis in Syria has forced millions to flee their homes in search of safety. Plan's helping Syrian refugees rebuild their lives - you can help. Read more »

Resilience of Nepal’s women: 6 months after the earthquakes


6 months after the Nepal earthquakes, Plan’s continuing to help families rebuild their lives. Meet some of the resilient women at the heart of the effort. Read more »

After the earthquakes: Girls at risk of trafficking in Nepal


In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquakes, children, especially girls, face an increased risk of sexual exploitation, trafficking and child marriage. Read more »

Bringing life into a disaster: Pregnant during the Nepal earthquake


See how the damage to roads and buildings caused by the earthquakes in Nepal is posing unique challenges for pregnant women in need of urgent healthcare. Read more »

Guest blog: A woman’s determination to help others in the aftermath of Nepal’s earthquake


On April 25, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. Plan’s global Because I am a Girl ambassador , Urmila, shares her experiences during the quake. Read more »

Surviving the Nepal earthquake: A young girl’s story


On April 25, 2015 a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, affecting millions. Understand the impact on children through the eyes of a 10-year-old survivor. Read more »

Meet 4 resilient refugee girls

Kate Jongbloed

In recognition of World Refugee Day, here are several stories of courageous girls doing what it takes to survive far away from home. Read more »