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media-centre - 4th October 2022

‘Double disillusion’: New global survey finds Australia lags the world when it comes to girls and young women’s trust and participation in politics

Girls, young women and gender diverse youth across the globe consistently feel excluded from politics, according to a major new report and survey by girls’ rights charity Plan International, but Australian women feel particularly jaded, silenced and disappointed in the country’s politicians, policies and political systems.

media-centre - 6th September 2022

Plan International statement as Somalia nears famine: “It should never have come to this.”

The UN’s humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths has said that famine will occur in October in parts of Somalia according to the latest food security and nutrition analysis. In 2011, the last time a famine was declared in Somalia, 260,000 people lost their lives. Half of those who died were children under the age of five. This time, the death toll could be even worse. This year’s drought is more severe and is affecting more parts of the country than in 2011.

media-centre - 29th August 2022

Plan International Australia youth activists stand up against street harassment, training Australians on how to safely intervene as impactful bystanders

Plan International Australia, together with six of its inspiring youth activists, have today joined L’Oréal Paris to encourage all Australians to stand up against street harassment. The Stand Up Against Street Harassment campaign and intervention is part of a global movement across 40 countries and is focused on raising awareness about street harassment, and providing training in the 5Ds – Distract, Delegate, Document, Direct, and Delay – to support bystanders to safely stand up to street harassment when they see it.

media-centre - 18th August 2022

Starved of a future: new report lays bare the shocking impact of global food crisis on children, girls and vulnerable groups

A new interactive report released today by humanitarian organisation Plan International Australia has underscored the staggering and disproportionate impact of the global hunger crisis on the world’s most vulnerable groups, revealing soaring rates of child marriage, heightened food insecurity amongst disabled communities and shocking statistics on the amount of children facing malnutrition, stunting and death.

media-centre - 8th July 2022

Time to make it stop: Plan International Australia welcomes new STOPIT reporting tool to help put an end to street harassment

Plan International Australia is excited to see Victoria Police listening to the voices of young women and girls and launching the STOPIT service, a new tool to help combat sexual harassment. For years the girls’ equality charity has highlighted that street harassment is one of the biggest dangers facing women, girls and gender diverse people across the globe.

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