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Nov 27, 2013, 11:30 ET

Typhoon Haiyan: Plan Increases Aid Response to $75M in Face of Scale of Destruction

Aid reaching hard-hit communities, but major scaling-up now needed Children's organization, Plan International, has increased the scale of its...

Nov 08, 2013, 16:23 ET

Super Typhoon Haiyan Batters the Philippines; Plan International Responding to the Urgent Needs of Children and their Families

People in poor, remote villages could take the brunt of huge typhoon Haiyan as it hits the Philippines, fears international development...

Jan 17, 2013, 16:15 ET
Singer and Songwriter Kate Nash Joins Plan's Because I am a Girl Initiative as Global Ambassador.  (PRNewsFoto/Plan International USA)

Singer and Songwriter Kate Nash Joins Plan's Because I am a Girl Initiative as Global Ambassador

Ms. Nash teams up with Plan to improve the lives of millions of girls around the world  Kate Nash, internationally acclaimed singer,...

Dec 11, 2012, 09:40 ET

Plan International Receives Microsoft Commitment to Support Innovation in Education

 On December 1st, Microsoft and Plan International USA signed a strategic alliance to support bringing digital access to youth and educators in...

Nov 28, 2012, 09:28 ET

Plan International USA Acquires the Centre for Development and Population Activities

 Plan International USA and the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) have entered into a formal asset acquisition...

Oct 04, 2012, 14:15 ET

Alex and Ani, LLC Joins Plan International USA in Celebrating International Day of the Girl

 Plan International USA and Alex and Ani are teaming up to celebrate the first annual International Day of the Girl. Adopted by the United...

Aug 30, 2012, 10:30 ET

USAID Awards $50 Million to Plan International to Improve Health Care in Northern Uganda

 Plan International USA will lead a multi-year collaborative effort to improve health systems in 15 districts in Northern Uganda. The United...

Aug 23, 2012, 12:15 ET

Plan's Because I am a Girl Initiative Visits Seattle to Spread the Word about the Power of Investing in Girls

Plan International USA's Because I am a Girl team is hitting the streets of Seattle during the month of August to talk about how investing in girls...

Jul 11, 2012, 07:11 ET
International Actress and Activist Freida Pinto Joins Plan's Because I am a Girl Campaign as Global Ambassador.  (PRNewsFoto/Plan International USA)

International Actress and Activist Freida Pinto Joins Plan's Because I am a Girl Campaign as Global Ambassador

Freida Pinto, star of Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), is Plan's newest Because I am a Girl Global...

Nov 16, 2011, 15:00 ET

Plan International USA Receives $7 Million Grant for Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Research Project in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Ghana

Plan's Testing Modified CLTS for Scalability project aims to improve rural sanitation by researching and testing the cost-effectiveness,...

Sep 21, 2011, 09:45 ET

Gender Equality Impossible Without More Help from Boys and Men, Says Plan International

Plan's 2011 Because I am a Girl report assesses the current state of the world's girls Girls' standing in the world can't be improved without far...

Jul 05, 2011, 17:17 ET

South Sudan: Investment Needed to Secure Nation's Future

Major investment in education, youth employment and vocational skills training is needed to secure the future of the world's newest state of South...

Apr 26, 2011, 09:35 ET

Plan International USA Awarded $12.7M USAID Grant to Combat Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

Plan International USA was awarded a $12.7 million grant to reduce gender-based violence in Bangladesh. The USAID-funded project, Protecting Human...

Apr 18, 2011, 08:45 ET

Plan International USA Selected as a Devex Top 40 Innovator

The Most Innovative International Development Organizations Named Plan International USA was selected as a Devex Top 40 Development Innovator...

Feb 25, 2011, 10:00 ET
Plan's delegation of girls from around the world speak at the CSW. (PRNewsFoto/Plan International USA, Bartram Nason)

Plan International and Girls Delegation Welcome Launch of UN Women at the General Assembly in New York, Call for Increased Focus on Girls' Rights and Empowerment

The launch of UN Women this week in New York comes during a two-week session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The CSW has convened...

Feb 23, 2011, 15:41 ET
Plan presents at Empowering Girls: Education and Technology at the CSW.(Linda Raftree, left. Fabiola, right).  (PRNewsFoto/Plan International USA, Bartram Nason)

Plan Hosts Empowering Girls: Education and Technology at 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Side event features youth delegate from Cameroon speaking on the transformative possibilities of technology Plan International, UNICEF, and the...

Feb 07, 2011, 17:20 ET

Influx of Returnees to South Sudan Poses Huge Challenge to Africa's Newest State, Warns Plan International

As the vote for secession in Southern Sudan reaches its conclusion, Gezahegn Kebede, Regional Director for Plan, said: "One of the biggest...

Jan 11, 2011, 17:42 ET

One Year Later: Plan International USA's Stepped Up Relief Operations in Haiti Continue to Make Progress

NGO urges global community to continue supporting the country's reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts As the world prepares to mark the one...

Jan 04, 2011, 14:08 ET

Global Fund Awards Plan $52 Million for International Health Programs

The Global Fund, a global partnership to prevent and treat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, has awarded Plan over $52 million for a set of health...

Nov 04, 2010, 11:59 ET

Plan's Expertise Highlighted at Premier Public Health Education Forum

Health experts from Plan International, a leading children's development organization with offices in 66 countries around the...

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