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In order to ensure the success and synergies of these partnerships, conversations are needed to understand the different perspectives and challenges each partner faces, and also explore what the SDGs really mean for women living in poverty around the worl

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  • Women and the SDGs: Partner Perspectives
  • Partnering to Improve Conditions for Migrant Families in Thailand
  • Supporting Orphans and Vulnerable Children Through Partnership in Kenya



Women and the SDGs: Partner Perspectives


Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been discussed in the development community since the unanimous approval of the SDGs in September 2015. However, achieving the SDGs while ensuring we meet the needs of women and girls throughout the goals is a challenging task that can only be achieved through the creation of strategic partnerships among and between governments, civil society, and private sector institutions. In order to ensure the success and synergies of these partnerships, conversations are needed to understand the different perspectives and challenges each partner faces, and also explore what the SDGs really mean for women living in poverty around the world. The need for this discussion was evident from the standing-room-only turnout for the August 9 Women and the SDGs: Partner Perspectives event convened by Plan International USA and the Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center.

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This Month's Articles:

  1. Partnering to Improve Conditions for Migrant Families in Thailand

    Since the launch of Plan International’s partnership with Kesko in 2015, the position and rights of hundreds of migrant children, youth, and their families have improved in Thailand’s fishing industry.

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  2. Supporting Orphans and Vulnerable Children Through Partnership in Kenya

    Already reaching 150,000 in its first year, the five-year, USAID-funded Nilinde project is a partnership that will improve the welfare and protection of children like Winnie, who are affected by HIV and AIDS, by increasing household resiliency and strengthening systems and structures for social and child protection.

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  3. Plan Ambassador Phoebe Tonkin Attends Gender Summit

    FHI 360, in partnership with USAID, Plan International USA, Social Development Direct, MenEngage Alliance, George Washington University's Global Women’s Institute, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Peace Corps, hosted the Summit as an official side event to the White House United State of Women Summit.

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  4. Working in Partnership with Accenture

    Accenture and Plan International have been working in partnership since 2010, and our rich history of collaboration, both at the global and local levels, is evident through the wide-reaching portfolio of projects we support.

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  5. Partnering with Coca Cola to Bring Water to Schools in Zimbabwe

    Water scarcity is now a thing of the past for three schools in Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe. Approximately 3,000 students now enjoy easier access to clean water and sanitation, thanks to the Nathan Kalumbu Legacy Improved Community-Based Water Supply and Basic Sanitation projects.

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  6. Youth Corner: Hear from Our Youth Leaders!

    Understanding the significance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Plan’s Youth Advisory Board Member, Rachel, focuses on Sustainable Development Goal 16.9, which states that “by 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.”

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