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Media release - 27 January 2023

Sexual violence, exploitation and child marriage: New study highlights how girls and women risk becoming “invisible” victims of the global food crisis

Girls and women are at greater risk of gender-based violence as a result of global food shortages, according to new research by Plan International. According to the NGO, girls risk becoming “invisible” victims as a combination of the climate crisis, conflict in Ukraine and other countries, and economic shocks have left 50 million people worldwide on the brink of starvation.

Media release - 26 January 2023

Plan International Australia statement on January 26

At Plan International Australia, we want to contribute to a future where all people, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous people living on this continent, can flourish together. Today is a day of mourning for many First Nations people and an opportunity to reflect on who we are as a nation and what we choose to collectively celebrate. January 26 marks the day that, in 1788, began the theft of the ancestral lands of First Peoples and the devastation of their communities. From deaths in custody to the ongoing removal of children from their families, their struggle for justice is far from over.   

Media release - 12 December 2022

Innovative new menstrual health program in Southeast Asia fights period stigma and period poverty – providing financial relief for women as inflation soars in region

A new collaboration between charity for girls’ equality Plan International Australia and sustainable period brand Modibodi has made a huge impact on the menstrual health outcomes for almost 5,000 girls and women in Southeast Asia, empowering them to manage their periods safely, affordably and with dignity.

Media release - 18 November 2022

As COP27 draws to a close, girls across Asia Pacific are the most affected by climate change and are also the best placed to help fix it, says new report

The Asia-Pacific region has been experiencing extreme environmental shocks of late. It is the region in the world that has experienced the most natural disasters in the past 30 years, from Australian bushfires and floods to Typhoons in the Philippines and Pacific tsunamis. The region now faces mass flooding, land loss and water stress as the climate continues to change dramatically. And it is girls – especially adolescent girls – that are at the forefront on the impacts of climate change, according to a new report on Australia and the Asia Pacific by girls’ equality charity Plan International.  

Media release - 26 October 2022

Plan International condemns human rights violations in Iran

Plan International strongly condemns the grave violations of human rights taking place in Iran and the death-in-custody of Mahsa Amini.

Plan International is shocked by the killing of at least 23 children and many more young people engaged in peaceful protests in Iran. We stand in solidarity with children and young people to exercise their rights to peaceful protest and with girls and young women to exercise their fundamental rights without fear of violence.

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