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News Reports, Issues and Updates

Please revisit this section of our site for the latest news from Plan communities and countries, updates on emergencies, news on international initiatives for the promotion of children's rights, news on our fundraising activities and events in the United States.

April 11, 2014   An Update on Plan International's Ebola Response Plan in West Africa
 
April 10, 2014   A Step Forward for the Women of Papua New Guinea
 
April 8, 2014   Our Visit with Ilsias
 
March 26, 2014   Ebola - Taming a Killer Virus
 
March 20, 2014   The Water Girl
 
March 20, 2014   Improving Sanitation – and Health – in Cambodia
 
March 20, 2014   The Water Girl: A Slideshow
 
March 10, 2014   Seeing Africa - and My Father - with New Eyes
 
March 7, 2014   Gender-based Violence in Malawi
 
March 7, 2014   Girls Are Human Beings Too!
 
March 5, 2014   Too Young to Wed: International Action for Girls' Human Rights
 
February 28, 2014   South Sudan: Girls Taking on Role of Mothers During Conflict
 
February 25, 2014   South Sudan: Hygiene and sanitation severely disrupted by conflict
 
February 20, 2014   South Sudan Crisis Worsening
 
February 13, 2014   The Power of Play
 
February 13, 2014   Plan International's Big Blue Bags Deliver Hope to Children Affected by Haiyan
 
February 7, 2014   Imam Fights Female Genital Mutilation in Tingolé, Mali
 
February 6, 2014   Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
 
February 6, 2014   Former FGM Practitioner Joins the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation
 
February 3, 2014   The Text Generation
 
January 9, 2014   An Update on the Crisis in South Sudan
 
December 30, 2013   Surviving Disasters with a Disability
 
December 30, 2013   Stories from the Children
 
December 27, 2013   Promoting Child Participation in the Aileu District
 
December 26, 2013   A Mother's Loss Highlights Challenges Ahead After Typhoon Haiyan
 
December 24, 2013   865 Babies Born Each Day in Areas Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan
 
December 23, 2013   Sofia’s Fight to Overcome Her Disability
 
December 17, 2013   Improving Health Service Delivery in Northern Uganda
 
December 16, 2013   Close to Home: A Story from a Member of Plan Philippines' Staff
 
December 12, 2013   Plan’s Village Savings and Loan Project Creates New Opportunities for Villagers in Kailahun
 
December 5, 2013    Typhoon Haiyan One Month Later
 
December 4, 2013   Healing Through Play: Plan's Child-Friendly Spaces
 
November 22, 2013   Charlene, Typhoon Survivor: We Need Food and Water
 
November 20, 2013   Plan’s Aid Needed to Protect Villagers from Disease
 
November 13, 2013   Woman Champions Peace and Harmony in Refugee Camp
 
November 6, 2013   Residents Rebuild After Cyclone Phailin
 
November 5, 2013   South Sudanese Girls in Disasters
 
October 17, 2013   Rebuilding Lives After the Earthquake
 
October 16, 2013   Children at Risk After Philippines Earthquake
 
October 3, 2013   Sophia is Determined to Achieve Her Dream
 
October 2, 2013   Nutrition Skills Help Cambodian Families Weave a Healthier Future
 
September 24, 2013   Big Change from 'Chicken Feed' in Siem Reap Province
 
September 18, 2013   Cameroon Tribe in Jeopardy as Ancestral Forest Disappears
 
September 17, 2013   Paying It Forward
 
September 11, 2013   Guiding the Way Forward
 
August 12, 2013   International Youth Day
 
August 5, 2013   Advocating for Family Planning in Uganda
 
August 5, 2013   A Healthy Start
 
July 30, 2013   Making Room on the Paths to Economic Development
 
July 29, 2013   A Friendship Spanning 45 Years
 
July 24, 2013   Communities Lose Everything in North West China Earthquake
 
July 22, 2013   Nepal Moves to Abolish Kamalari Slave System
 
July 19, 2013   Seeing Hong Kong Through Kinda's Eyes
 
July 19, 2013   Assuring Health Care in Guinea
 
July 17, 2013   Water Projects Turn Semi-Arid Region into a Green-Belt
 
July 16, 2013   Empowering Youth with Economic Security
 
July 15, 2013   Pakistani Girls Take a Stand Against Violence, Poverty, and Child Marriage
 
July 11, 2013   Celebrate Malala Day!
 
July 11, 2013   Meet Our Youth Delegates
 
July 10, 2013   Mother and Daughter Perspectives
 
July 10, 2013   A Journey to School in Photographs
 
July 10, 2013   A Second Chance
 
July 9, 2013   You Don't Need to Become a Kamalari to Attend Class
 
July 9, 2013   A Journey to School: A Husband's Perspective
 
July 3, 2013   A Journey to School: Balancing Work with School
 
July 1, 2013   The Benefits of an Education
 
June 27, 2013   You(th) Can Change the World
 
June 19, 2013   Through Help Comes Hope
 
June 19, 2013   A Journey to School: Determined to Learn
 
June 18, 2013   A Journey to School: One Teacher's Story
 
June 18, 2013   Education Helps Women and Children Recognize Their Value
 
June 17, 2013   Poverty Can Steal a Child's Dream
 
June 13, 2013   Advancing Sanitation
 
June 10, 2013   Give Differently!
 
June 10, 2013   Plan Wins Roll Back Malaria Award for Its Work in West Africa
 
June 7, 2013   Boys Lead the Crusade Against Gender-Based Violence in Rwanda
 
May 31, 2013    A True Story of Disaster Preparedness
 
May 31, 2013   Child Development at the Heart of the Community
 
May 24, 2013   Join Our School-2-School Linking Program
 
May 24, 2013   Plan’s Youth and Governance Program in Sierra Leone
 
May 23, 2013   Timor-Leste’s Teen Mothers Desperate to Return to School
 
May 23, 2013   Plan International USA | Bringing Savings to Sierra Leone
 
May 22, 2013   Playgroups Help Kick-Start Children's Learning
 
May 22, 2013   Letters That Last a Lifetime
 
May 21, 2013   Child Marriage in Southeast Asia
 
May 13, 2013   My Visit with Eva
 
May 6, 2013   Protecting Street Children in Egypt
 
May 2, 2013   A Plumbing Course Changes Beatrice's Life
 
May 1, 2013   Update on the Situation in Sichuan Province
 
April 30, 2013   Plan Helps Children Affected by the Savar Building Collapse
 
April 29, 2013   Floods Leave a Trail of Destruction in Homabay
 
April 25, 2013   A Collaborative Approach to Community-based Malaria Prevention in Benin
 
April 24, 2013   Plan Donates Bicycles to Community Health Workers in Togo
 
April 22, 2013   Plan Reaches Out to Quake-Affected Children in Sichuan Province