Lake Chad IDG Newsletter, October 2019

from Plan International
Published on 22 Oct 2019

International day of the girl in the Lake Chad region: resilience and optimism

While there remain concerns about the ongoing, urgent humanitarian needs facing children, and particularly girls across the affected countries, there is need to recognize that progress towards children's rights and equality for girls cannot be made without concerted efforts to bring about peace, build resilience and promote sustainable development across the region. Plan International's report on Adolescent Girls in Crisis: Voices from the Lac Chad Basin, has unfolded the way adolescent girls are being affected by the protracted crisis.