Reports and Publications

In everything we do, we are informed by evidence, and always learning. We collaborate with partners to develop research that informs our programmatic work and gives credibility to our broader advocacy and influencing goals.
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Protection - 25th May 2021

Time to Act! Let’s Go Digital!

Plan International’s research Time To Act: Let’s Go Digital reveals the benefits of using digital technologies in efforts to eliminate CEFM, particularly in terms of reaching a large number of people at once. The research report also offers key information about more than 40 existing digital technologies and applications with a high potential to prevent and end child marriage.

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Girls Leadership - 20th April 2021

We Can Lead

Girls in Australia should be growing up believing anything is possible – that they have choices and opportunities in their lives to shape the world they want to see. Instead, many are forced to abandon their leadership aspirations out of concern for their own safety in Parliament.
This isn’t good enough. In new polling we conducted this month of 507 young women aged 18-25, that figure has increased dramatically.

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COVID-19 - 16th March 2021

Smart, Successful, Strong:

This report shines a light on the impact of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in South East Asia and the Pacific and their experiences of accessing secondary education over the last twelve months. The report is a collaboration between Plan International’s offices in Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam with support from colleagues and partners across the Asia Pacific region.

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Gender Equality - 5th October 2020

Free to Be Online

This year’s Plan International’s annual State of the World’s Girls report is based on research conducted across 31 countries with over 14,000 girls and young women. It aims at uncovering and understanding girls’ and young women’s experiences of being online on social media platforms.

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COVID-19 - 24th September 2020

Halting Lives: The impact of COVID-19 on girls and young women

COVID-19 is having an impact on all sectors of society across the world. But its impact does not fall equally: the virus seems to discriminate between rich and poor, young and old, male and female but is in fact taking advantage of pre-existing inequalities.

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COVID-19 - 7th September 2020

Leaving No Girl Behind

Now, more than ever, we need a clear picture of the impact of COVID-19 on girls and young women all over the world. However, specific data on girls and young women with disabilities in all their diversities is woefully inadequate.

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Gender Equality - 8th August 2020

Our Education, Our Future: Research Summary

This ground-breaking report and photograph collection is an important evidence base that highlights what adolescent girls think and feel about the interlinking challenges they face to stay in school, and the change they want to see.

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