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.
The Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) co-chairs are delighted to welcome Dr. Tessie San Martin to MFAN’s leadership circle.
Plan International and its partners are providing humanitarian services and support to families affected by severe flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka.
The Dominican Republic’s decision to close a loophole in its child marriage law – which allowed girls to be married off before the age of 18 – is a massive step forward in the fight for girls’ rights, says Plan International.
Since 2009, hundreds of thousands of children across the Lake Chad Basin have been denied their right to education because schools have been burnt, bombed, and in some instances, used for counter-insurgency efforts.