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.
Adolescent Girls in Crisis - 2nd December 2021

In harm’s way: Adolescent Girls in Northwest Syria

A decade of conflict in Syria has led to a sharp decline in girls’ rights. This research – carried out in Northwest Syria with Women Now for Development – examines the “invisible” toll that years of war, exacerbated by gender inequality, has taken on girls and young women.

The 2021 Asia-Pacific Girls Report
Gender Equality - 25th November 2021

The 2021 Asia-Pacific Girls Report

Plan International’s annual research report concerning girls in the Asia-Pacific region. It is part of our contribution towards the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015, committed to equitable and inclusive development for girls and young women.

Cover of the Raising our Voice report by Plan International
Climate Change - 5th November 2021

Raising our voice: Funding Climate Education and Youth Leadership in SE Asia and the Pacific

This summary report highlights the key findings and recommendations from Plan International Australia’s technical report Mapping the financing for Climate and Girls’ Education in SE Asia and the Pacific, which provides the policy overlay to supporting young people’s calls to action as outlined in Plan International’s Reimaging Climate Education and Youth Leadership survey report.

11th October 2021

Represent Us! How diverse role models can transform girls’ lives

Plan International Australia’s ‘Represent Us! How diverse role models can transform girls’ lives’ report surveyed 525 Australian girls and young women aged 16 – 25 and found that the emergence of online spaces has been a game-changer for girls to find and connect with role models who reflect their own identities –particularly in the wake of Covid-19.

Report cover: The Truth Gap
Online Safety - 4th October 2021

The Truth Gap

Misinformation and disinformation online is a human rights issue: affecting girls’ rights to participation, to education and to freedom of expression. As girls and young women struggle to disentangle truth from fiction, facts from propaganda, their trust in all sources of information — governments, academics, journalists, community leaders— is undermined.

The Future Online Report Cover
COVID-19 - 10th September 2021

The Future Online

Young people around the world, particularly girls and gender-diverse folks, are physically threatened, racially abused, sexually harassed and body shamed online and it gets worse when they raise their voices and share their opinions. Online violence and harassment is serious, it causes real harm and it’s silencing young people in a space where they should be free to be online.

How different would the world be if we all took action against online gender-based violence and harassment when we see it?

Climate Change - 20th July 2021

SURVEY REPORT: Reimagining climate education and youth leadership

Climate change is a social, intergenerational, gender, and racial injustice. Plan International aims to support children and youth to meaningfully and safely engage in climate policy processes and to reduce the barriers preventing them from engaging in and influencing climate policy and advocacy.

Periods in a Pandemic: One Year On report cover
COVID-19 - 27th May 2021

Periods in a Pandemic: One Year On

Periods don’t stop during a pandemic. For millions of people in the countries where Plan International operates, privately and safely managing menstruation and addressing the taboo and stigma associated with it is vital to ensuring their human rights, health and dignity.

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