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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COVID-19: Six Months On
16th November 2020

COVID-19: Six Months On Report

The COVID-19: Six Months on Report is Plan International’s analysis of the current situation of children, women and vulnerable groups after six months of effects from the COVID-19 pandemic in the Asia-Pacific region. It highlights our response, outputs and impacts during this time, as well as funding gaps and priority needs for future actions.

Cover of It's Not Really Safe For Us Girls report
Gender Based Violence - 30th October 2020

“It’s Not Really Safe For Us Girls”

Plan International’s ‘It’s Not Really Safe For Us Girls’ report surveyed 236 girls in Honiara and found that the real and perceived risk of sexual harassment, both on the streets and in public transport, meant that only 7% of the girls surveyed said they “always felt safe in public.” This report outlines recommendations for how we can create safer, more equal cities for girls and women. 

Online safety in the Pacific report cover
Protection - 15th October 2020

Online Safety in the Pacific

With cable internet systems rolling out across the Pacific, access to affordable and fast digital connectivity in the region is set to rapidly expand, opening up unprecedented opportunities for children but also potentially exposing them to new risks of harm.

Free to Be Online? Report cover
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.

Halting Lives publication cover
Gender Equality - 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.

No Girl Left Behind report cover
Inclusion - 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.

Our Education, Our Future - report summary cover
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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