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 - 10th May 2021

Halting Lives 2: In their own voice

COVID-19 is having an effect on all sectors of society across the world. But its impact does not fall equally: the virus itself does not discriminate between rich and poor, young and old, male and female but it does take advantage of pre-existing inequalities which over the last year have come sharply into focus.

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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.

COVID-19: Six Months On
COVID-19 - 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.

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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. 

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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.

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