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01 Nov 2018 description
report Plan International


This document outlines the Research and Evaluation Agenda 2018-2022 (hereafter the Agenda) for Plan International.

Under the umbrella of Plan International’s Global Strategy 2017-2022, including the Global Theory of Change, the Areas of Global Distinctiveness (AoGDs) and the Global Advocacy Priorities, it identifies areas to best focus our efforts and resources in generating relevant evidence that will fill sectoral knowledge gaps and enhance our influencing and programming.

23 May 2018 description
report Plan International

This annotated bibliography provides a brief overview of the state of evidence on gender-transformative child protection.

Gender-transformative child protection seeks to challenge gender dynamics, and actively confronts gender norms and unequal gender relations that drive violence against children and hinder effective response systems.

23 May 2018 description
report Plan International

This annotated bibliography seeks to update the knowledge base on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of children, adolescents and young people through exploring evidence and literature on this important topic in low- and middle-income countries.

Paying particular attention to literature published within the last decade, this report covers the following key thematic areas as they relate to SRHR:

06 Nov 2017 description
report Plan International

Plan International participa en COP23, la conferencia de la ONU sobre cambio climático, del día 6 al 18 de noviembre, para que los gobiernos de todo el mundo hagan políticas y programas de adaptación al cambio climático enfocados en la infancia y género.

12 Jun 2017 description

Child Labour in Emergencies: Introducing the New Interagency Toolkit

The Toolkit, produced by the Child Labour Task Force, co-chaired by Plan International and the ILO, was launched in November 2016 during the Annual Meeting of the Alliance in Geneva.

04 Oct 2016 description
report Plan International

Plan International UK and Plan International commissioned this report to clarify and develop a conceptualisation of adolescence during emergencies and to summarise the data available on adolescents in humanitarian settings. It also maps out the work Plan International are doing with and for adolescents in humanitarian action, identifies trends in the work of other agencies and proposes recommendations for Plan International’s future work.

The report provides evidence, useful programming tips and key recommendations to strengthen our targeting of adolescents during emergencies.

29 Jan 2016 description
report Plan International

(LONDRES Y PANAMÁ) – La organización humanitaria y de derechos de la niñez Plan International está respondiendo a la rápida propagación del virus Zika en diversas comunidades en América Latina, mientras aumenta la preocupación sobre los efectos nocivos en los niños y niñas recién nacidos.

28 Jan 2016 description
report Plan International

Plan International is responding to the Zika virus in several communities in the Americas as concerns grow over its “explosive” spread.

Zika virus has been steadily spreading across the region and has now affected 23 countries and territories. The virus has no cure nor any preventive vaccine. It is being linked to hundreds of cases of babies born with unusually small heads in Brazil and has caused considerable alarm.

15 Oct 2015 description

The first World Humanitarian Summit, which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, in May 2016, will bring together governments, humanitarian organisations, and people affected by humanitarian crises to propose solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. In the months leading up to the Summit, ensuring that children’s voices are heard in these discussions is a key priority for Plan International.

20 Mar 2015 description
report Plan International

Posted by Unni Krishnan, Plan International’s Head of Disaster Preparedness and Response

Emotional care should find a central place in disaster settings, blogs Plan International's Head of Disaster Preparedness and Response, Unni Krishnan.

15 March 2015: If you want to respond to and recover from a disaster and its impact on the mind, be prepared, play hard and plan for the future. Some might say it’s a mind game.

03 Dec 2013 description

This ground breaking report, produced in collaboration with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, reveals that children with disabilities in developing countries are being held back from an education.

Based upon Plan’s dataset of 1.4 million sponsored children, the report compares sponsored children with a disability to those without, from 30 countries worldwide.

Key findings include:

  • children with disabilities are 10 times more likely not to attend school

03 Dec 2013 description
Spanish version

Resumen ejecutivo

En la comunidad internacional, cada vez existe más concienciación sobre los problemas causados por la escasez de datos sobre niños y niñas con discapacidades. Actualmente hay aproximadamente 150 millones de niños y niñas con discapacidades en el mundo. Enfrentan muchos obstáculos en lo que respecta a su inclusión y participación en actividades cotidianas, según desprende el Informe mundial sobre la discapacidad realizado por el Banco Mundial y la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS).

03 Dec 2013 description
French version


Au sein de la communauté internationale, on est devenu progressivement plus conscient des problèmes occasionnés par le peu de données dont on dispose sur les enfants handicapés. Il existe aujourd’hui quelque 150 millions d’enfants handicapés à travers le monde. De nombreux obstacles à leur désir d’être inclus et de participer aux activités quotidiennes se dressent devant eux, comme le rappelle le Rapport mondial sur le handicap produit conjointement par la Banque mondiale et l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS).

07 Oct 2013 description
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Teenage girls vanish during disasters, says report

8 October 2013: Teenage girls in disasters are being drastically failed when they are at their most vulnerable, according to a major new report by Plan International.

Adolescent girls have particular needs for protection, healthcare and education which are not being met, or even recognised, by governments and humanitarians in emergencies, it finds.

23 Sep 2013 description
report Plan International

Children with disabilities across West Africa are subject to profound levels of poverty, exclusion and discrimination. They are widely excluded from education and denied access to protection services as well as other rights enjoyed by abled children. This report outlines why children with disabilities are denied these basic rights; why they are outside the circle. It calls on governments, NGOs, community groups and leaders to take action to put an end to this discrimination.

09 Mar 2011 description
report Plan International

STREET children need greater protection and recognition if the Millennium Development Goals are to be achieved, say global children's NGO Plan International.

A major joint report on Street Children commissioned by Plan International and the Consortium of Street Children (CSC) is being launched at the 16th session of The Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The report highlights the dangers and significant challenges street children face and how their rights have been ignored by governments and the international community.

At the event and report launch, a street involved child from …

01 Sep 2007 description
report Plan International

From the 5th to the 10th of May 2002, The United Nations, New York held a Special Session on Children.

01 Jul 2006 description
report Plan International

In 2006, Plan adopted a new framework for its response to AIDS called Circle of Hope. Central to this framework is a program philosophy that starts with the rights of children and addresses these rights in a manner that is both comprehensive and appropriate to the child's context.

The Circle of Hope applies the practice of child-centred community development to the program response to AIDS. Child-centred community development is the overarching program philosophy of Plan. It defines Plan's role in international development.