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The Rohingya crisis: on the ground in cox’s bazar

Guest blogger | Oct 20, 2017

Since late August, more than half a million Rohingya people, the majority of them children and women, have fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State and arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar. The new arrivals in Bangladesh have endured immense hardship fleeing [...] Read more »

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

Caroline Riseboro | Sep 26, 2017

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 | Sep 8, 2017

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 | Sep 7, 2017

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 »

Community in Ghana reels in a big catch

Emma Hamilton-Clark | Jun 28, 2017

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 »