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Plan International Jul 16
Countries lose out on trillions of 💲when they fail to educate girls. New report
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Plan Tanzania Jul 15
If nations invest in women and children, they will accrue important and long lasting benefits in their health, quality of life, productivity, & economic growth.
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Plan Ireland Jul 9
Rohingya girls’ freedom of movement is severely restricted because of discrimination and parents’ worries about their safety. Our research:
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IMAGE Magazine Jul 5
This is one issue worth your time today.
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Because I am a Girl Jul 3
This freezer is powered by the sun! 🌞Niger's first mini solar-powered network marks the launch of our new project that will provide funding & training to 6,000+ women in Mali, Niger and Senegal, allowing them to take advantage of the sector in .
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Plan Uganda Jun 26
Did you know that 80% of adolescent girls in Kampala feel unsafe and harrased in public spaces? keep kampala safer for girls
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Plan Ireland Jun 27
Our research shows that 1 in 13 believe you can lose your virginity by wearing a tampon. It is OK to talk about period. And it is time to break the taboo. We need to talk. .
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Plan Ireland Jun 26
Our research shows that 43% of girls felt they didn’t know what to do when their period started. It is OK to talk about period. And it is time to break the taboo. We need to talk. .
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Plan International Jun 25
Rohingya refugee girls want to go to school. They want to feel safe. Orla Murphy speaks about our new research
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Plan Ireland Jun 22
Girls in and girls in grow up miles apart, but the shared experience means they face similar problems in dealing with menstruation. For one, they learn to feel ashamed of their periods from a young age. We need to talk. .
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Plan Ireland Jun 22
Do you remember your first period? We asked 1,100 Irish girls, , & about their first periods. Let's start a conversation and end the taboos on menstruation. We can break the silence and dispel stigma and shame.
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Plan Ireland Jun 22
From our research we know girls feel uncomfortable talking about their periods. We want girls to know it is ok to talk about their period - especially if half of them cannot afford products for their periods. We need to talk. .
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Because I am a Girl Jun 12
Millions of girls and young women around the world have found their voice. Yet millions more still go unheard. "Girls' rights are human rights wherever we live in the world." Joan, 21, from Uganda Support all girls to find their voice:
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Plan Ireland Jun 11
Girls in South Sudan must be given access to education. Barriers like household labour, lack of toilet facilities and school costs must be removed. Our report:
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Plan Ireland Jun 6
Education gives girls a future. It gives them independence and job opportunities. It helps them build networks outside the family. It’s a barrier against forced marriage. Read more on our report:
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Plan Ireland Jun 5
Girls in South Sudan are missing out on school. They’re spending time on chores, looking after siblings, earning money. This will have a massive impact on their futures.
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Plan International May 28
This there should be - no more limits to a girl's dreams, to her education. Periods shouldn't get in the way. We're working around the world to challenge the stigma around menstruation 🤸
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Wealth Foundation May 27
EVERY DAY can be GOOD DAY, if girls can attend their school or office on their period. Education & awareness about menstruation changes everything. 🚺
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Plan Ireland May 28
Today, on , we are in solidarity with all the girls who are forced to stay home from school because they have their period. Time to break the taboo and put periods & menstrual hygiene on the political agenda as a key issue for girls' rights.
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Because I am a Girl May 18
Education on sexuality and relationships often fails to address the specific needs of + youth. This must change.
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