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2018.08.06

This Conference co-organised by The University of Hong Kong and Plan International Hong Kong, aiming to serve as a vehicle for thought leadership in driving systemic change in how professionals and practitioners working with children carry out child-related assessments and decision making in the realm of policy and its implementation.

2018.07.31

The first Sponsor Visit was successfully held from 21-25 May. 10 child sponsors visited Ningxia to meet their sponsored child in person. They also went to Plan International-supported schools and community to witness how Child Sponsorship Programme is helping children improve their lives.

2018.07.31

With an aim of supporting girls and young women to access their rights to education, Plan International provided scholarships to girls from poor families who aspire to continue their tertiary education.

2018.07.31

Thanks to donors’ support, we were able to construct a new school building with three classrooms. Each classroom is equipped with basic classroom facilities. 155 primary 4 to 6 students have already moved to the new building.

2018.07.30

In promoting gender equality it is crucial to invest in women’s economic empowerment. Hence, Plan International launched a programme to support the growth of women-led business enterprises and develop their earning potential.

2018.07.30

A 2014 survey revealed that 1 in 3 girls in Bangladesh did not know about menstruation before having their first period.

2018.07.30

A few weeks ago, 19-year-old Noura, who stabbed her “husband” as he attempted to rape her, has had her life spared and sentenced to five years in jail instead. The conviction has sparked global outrage and put a spotlight on child marriage in Sudan.

2018.07.13

Charlene cares about the needs of deprived children in developing countries, and she has been sponsoring children through Plan International since 2014. Earlier, she went to Shaanxi, China to visit her sponsored child Rong Rong, whom she has sponsored for eight years! Charlene decided to donate her own-brand mooncakes to Plan International Hong Kong for a charity sale after getting to know about the situation of Rohingya children.

2018.06.29

The G7 countries announced a global commitment of US$2.9 billion for girls’ education in crises. The G7 also endorsed a Declaration supporting the importance of investing in children’s education in crises, with a special focus on girls who face additional barriers because of their gender. This Declaration, coupled with the substantial financial investment, will help unlock the power of girls living in the world’s most difficult places by realising their right to an education.

2018.06.29

Every year, more than 8,000 girls and women are trafficked in Nepal. They are being trafficked within Nepal, across the border into India or to other countries.

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