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1,200 females support Run for Girls

The second Run for Girls co-organised by Plan International Hong Kong and women’s magazine Cosmopolitan was successfully held on 29 April. Near 1,200 females signed up for the 10.11Km or 3Km race to fight for girls’ rights and justice.

A mobile app stops child marriage in Bangladesh

Bangladesh continues to have one of the highest child marriage rates worldwide, despite laws that ban early marriages. With more than 50 per cent of all girls in the country being married off before the age of 18, Plan International and the government of Bangladesh have launched a mobile application to tackle the harmful practice.

Scholarships change the story for girls

Recently graduated from high school with flying colours, Erika is determined to become a cardiologist or a neurosurgeon and has applied for scholarships at top universities. Four years ago, she had to leave her studies behind as her family was living in poverty. With Plan International’s help, she could continue her education.

Helping an 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.

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