For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring countries.
Honduras’s decision to fully ban child marriage for all young people under the age of 18 is a historic achievement for girls’ rights, says child rights organization Plan International.
Plan International, in partnership with Coca-Cola, recently announced the handover of the Improving Access to Potable Water and Adequate Sanitation in Health Facilities in Rural Liberia project to 1,700 individuals.
Plan International is calling for the G20 nations to ensure that international funding for education in low- and middle-income countries.
Two years since the Global Goals were unanimously adopted by 193 member states of the United Nations, an alarming number of countries have not reported on their achievements so far.
NetHope, a global consortium of over 50 of the world’s leading nonprofits, today announced the 17 winners of the NetHope 2017 Device Challenge, a collective impact subgrant program for nonprofits that can advance their respective missions through the use of phones, tablets, and other hardware.
Kenya’s decision to give free sanitary pads to schoolgirls is a momentous step for gender equality, says Plan International.
Although a UN-backed food security report announced that South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, Plan International warns that women and children affected by conflict, economic collapse, and hunger are still facing the consequences of the crisis.
Plan International UK has selected a pair of underpants as the winning emoji design that will be submitted to the Unicode consortium, following a campaign to create a new period emoji.