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03/25/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
Alpana: "There is nothing better than being independent.”

Skills training gives girls control over their lives
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03/24/2017 at 14:11. Facebook
Komal's neighbours gossip about her having a job instead of getting married. But the 19-year-old won't let it put her off her dreams.

"I know I’ve got a golden chance to create my own future. I wouldn’t change it for the world.”

Read the story: [ Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Susan, 16, was separated from her parents when armed men attacked their home.

"I fear I will not be able to finish school or find my parents but worse, I fear I will starve."

Forced to flee their homes: South Sudan in pictures
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03/23/2017 at 07:06. Facebook
Children from a primary school in Kenya and their community once had to rely on a crocodile-infested lake for their water needs.

Thankfully that's all changed, thanks to their established water pump.

Water helps children grow fruit and boost community's health
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03/22/2017 at 16:59. Facebook
Do you have questions about the East Africa food crisis?

Want to know what you can do to help millions of vulnerable children?

Why is there a food crisis in East Africa?
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03/22/2017 at 12:09. Facebook
"I am no longer late to school as I don't have to spend time fetching water."

Celebrate girls in Timor-Leste getting access to clean water this World Water Day!

Water source allows Timor-Leste girls to focus on school
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03/21/2017 at 16:56. Facebook
Thousands of children in South Sudan are severely malnourished.

Support girls and boys affected by the famine: [ Link ]
Today is International day of Happiness and Plan International's 80th birthday! From humble beginnings we now have 70+ offices and 10,000+ dedicated staff globally.

Our history
Today, Plan International celebrates its 80 year anniversary! A big thank you to all of our supporters. [ Link ]
Well said, Neha! Meet more young women with aspirations to get ahead in the working world: [ Link ]
In 2030, there will be more than 700 million girls living in cities. Let’s make them safer for girls and women.

Creating Safer Cities
Four-year-old Eli and her family are surviving one day at a time with life-saving support.

Plan International is currently working with the World Food Programme to conduct food distributions in East Africa. We have also implemented therapeutic feeding and started feeding programmes in schools.

Millions of children at risk of starvation across East Africa
A new training programme is helping 1,000's of young women from Delhi’s slums to 1) get good jobs 2) break down preconceptions of what women can do, and 3) become financially independent.

Skills to succeed for India's young women
Go, Sudha! Meet more young women with aspirations to get ahead in the working world: [ Link ]
Famine has been declared in Unity State, South Sudan - the first time in 6 years that a famine has been declared in any part of the world.

The East Africa humanitarian crisis has been described by the United Nations as the worst crisis since 1945. Thousands of children and families are at risk of starvation and death. Girls are at risk of rape, early marriage and trafficking.

Millions in need as East Africa food crisis worsens
These 6 inspiring young Indian women are on their own individual journeys towards financial independence. Go girls!

Journeys to independence
As the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) begins in New York today, Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen asks:

Why is it that we still need to talk about women’s economic empowerment in 2017? #CSW61

Investing in girls now will pay dividends in the future
"I took a test, which confirmed I was pregnant. When I told my boyfriend, he disappeared. I never saw him again.”

Slilma (name changed), 16, got pregnant at 14. Her boyfriend didn't like using condoms.

Tackling teen pregnancy in Nicaragua
100,000,000 girls matter! Watch the video we made for on why #GirlsCount.

Plan International just counted 100000000 to show #GirlsCount
This International Women's Day, it's time to step up and #BeBoldForChange!

Be Bold for Change: Let Girls Lead