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Helping orphan girl’s future bloom

To open their eyes to their potential, Plan International is working to help teenagers, especially girls, build life skills, including self-confidence, interpersonal communication techniques and career planning through the Better Life Options and Opportunities Model+ (BLOOM+) project in Nigeria.

Plan International Hong Kong Youth eNews (May 2018)

‘Youth Conference 2018’ will be held in August and September 2018. Application is now open to students of F.3 or above. Participants will exchange ideas with other young people and develop global citizenship through desktop research, discussion, public speaking, and poster design. Application deadline is 20 June 2018 (Wednesday).

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A “mother” of 102 children, Charlene reunites with her sponsored child

Charlene Tse, the winner of Miss Hong Kong Pageant is passionate about cooking and runs her own cookie business. Excelling in the business field, she never forgets about the needs of deprived children in developing countries. She visited Shaanxi, China in 2010 and has become the sponsor of 100 children since 2014!

The Menstrual Taboo

The average woman menstruates for 3,000 days during her life time. It’s a normal biological process, but there are still negative beliefs and taboos around periods in developing countries which hold girls back, causing them to drop out of school and suffer from bullying and unfair treatments.

Joyful Days of Sponsoring a Child Together

Whenever Xiao Peng, a sponsored child living in Ningxia, receives a letter from his sponsors, he receives blessings and care from five freshmen.

Plan International Hong Kong – City University of Hong Kong Youth Conference 2018: Fight for Girl’s Justice

‘Youth Conference 2018’, with the theme ‘Fight for Girls’ Rights’ will continue to encourage and inspire young people to speak out in support of girls’ rights and to nurture global citizenship. By providing support to more girls, they will be free from violence and can get the education, skills and support they need to become powerful forces for change in their communities. Youth Conference 2018 will also include a new ‘University Section’ with participants from the Department of Asian and International Studies of City University of Hong Kong.

Rohingya Babies Born in Camps Suffer Most

Near 700,000 Rohingya people, over half of them children, have fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State and arrived in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar since 25 August. The displaced population have to camp in overcrowded shelters, with limited access to clean water or toilets. The World Health Organization has recorded over 100 cases of diphtheria, which threatens children’s health.
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The unbearable consequences of early marriage

Aïssa, 22, is a radiant young woman. The blue veil brings out her sparkling eyes. Nothing seems to indicate that she is suffering. But that's not the case. Aïssa has been incontinent as she suffered from fistula (an abnormal connection between two hollow spaces), a result of a difficult childbirth when she was just 16 years old.

Why give up the knife? Former FGM practitioner speaks out

In Guinea, 97% of women have endured Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The practice is deeply rooted in Guinean culture, and the majority of the population still defends this harmful tradition. Nantenin was a cutter and has decided to put down her knife after Plan International's interventions.

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