PLAN International

Type: Organization
Name: PLAN International
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Heritage Spotlight: Oct. 31, 2011: Seven Billion Day

Day of Seven BillionThe Day of Seven Billion was officially designated by the United Nations Population Fund as the approximate day on which the total world population reached a population of seven billion people.Choice of dateAccording to the United ... [Published Peninsula Warrior - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Children in Yolanda-stricken areas ‘more responsible’ after storm – int'l NGO

While they are "more vulnerable" than other survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, which cut across the central Philippines in November 2013, children treat the available resources in typhoon stricken areas more responsibly than other fellow survivors, non-governmental ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Passage of law vs corporal punishment pressed

Share this:Child rights advocates are calling on lawmakers to institutionalize positive and non-violent methods of disciplining children by passing national and local laws that promote positive discipline.The Plan International, Philippine Legislators’ ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Child marriage creates devastation to national economy

SHE was too young to understand the magnitude of her ordeal, but her young mind told her that it was something which will require divine intervention.Sitting outside her mother’s house, she was sure that in the next few minutes she will be summoned inside ... [Published Daily News TSN - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

HR technology used to save lives following natural disasters

An international development organisation is using technology developed for HR managers to deliver urgent help to children affected by wars and natural disasters.Plan International (PI) is saving lives by using its €When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines ... [Published Computer Weekly - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

CBRE gets set to run over 1000km for major children’s charity

Runners from 26 CBRE relay teams will set off from the starting line in Frankfurt, to compete against their colleagues in the marathon relay. Participants from CBRE are on track to raise €15,000 to help support CBRE’s partnership with Plan International ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Increased investment in girls education demanded

ISLAMABAD: Only by tackling fundamental societal structures can girls be empowered. Plan International, a global child rights organisation is urging institutions and individuals around the world to collectively fight for change in attitudes towards gender ... [Published Daily Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 4 reports

Iraq: Further humanitarian assistance to Iraq and Syria

Source: Government of AustraliaCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic Today I announce that Australia will provide an additional $15 million for life-saving assistance to people in Iraq and Syria affected by the ongoing violence perpetrated by terrorists. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 4 reports

Dubai Cares project to help Filipino girls

The project aims to promote gender equality and encourage girls to break through gender norms Manila: Every hour, 24 babies are born to teenage girls in the Philippines. These unplanned pregnancies push them to drop out from school, often robbing them ... [Published Gulf News - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Swedish child bride to 'marry' in Oslo

12-year-old 'Thea' who will marry this weekend. Photo: Plan InternationalThere has been global outrage over a wedding blog supposedly written by Norway's first child bride. But the schoolgirl in the photos is actually an actress from Sweden.In it, she ... [Published The Local Sweden - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 3 reports

Girls don't see themselves as having rights, new report finds

Young adolescent girls across the world do not see themselves as having rights or the power to make decisions about their own lives, according to new global report. A separate focus group conducted in Canada revealed Canadian girls have similar conce ... [Published CTV News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 4 reports

Sexist attitudes in Australia are on the rise, young women tell gender study | World news

Australia trivialises and sexualises women in senior and leadership positions, a gender and media academic has said, as a new study reports that young women are rejecting certain career paths because of an overwhelming perception they will face sexism. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 01 2014]

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Families Minister Marcia Ramirez has said family counselling would not be obligatory, but the committees would "strengthen family values and prevent violence in the family and the community"
According to Sandison, local government units "must increase" their budgets for disaster preparedness, "along with strengthening disaster planning that especially involves families living in poverty. He added that majority of barangay officials they interviewed in the area "stated that they urgently needed more messages on disaster preparedness.""

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Heritage Spotlight: Oct. 31, 2011: Seven Billio... [Published Peninsula Warrior - 3 hours ago]
MICROFINANCE PAPER WRAP-UP: “The Next Stage of ... [Published MicroCapital - 17 hours ago]
Nicaragua's staggering child-sex abuse rates [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Oct 30 2014]
Third Conference of African Ministers responsib... [Published African Union - Oct 29 2014]
Kikwete to tour Rukwa Region [Published Daily News TSN - Oct 28 2014]
No need to get physical to discipline [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 27 2014]
How technology is already helping fight Ebola [Published Newsday - Oct 27 2014]
Children in Yolanda-stricken areas ‘more respon... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 26 2014]
Passage of law vs corporal punishment pressed [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
Child marriage creates devastation to national ... [Published Daily News TSN - Oct 25 2014]
HR technology used to save lives following natu... [Published Computer Weekly - Oct 24 2014]
CBRE gets set to run over 1000km for major chil... [Published MyNewsDesk - Oct 24 2014]
Day W.TEC marked Int’l Day of Girl Child [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 24 2014]
Increased investment in girls education demanded [Published Daily Times - Oct 23 2014]
Tanzania: Rukwa RC Tasks Deds to Curb Maternal ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 23 2014]
Ebola effects just âtip of the icebergâ [Published AlertNet - Oct 23 2014]
Children’s Champions [Published Project Syndicate - Oct 23 2014]
Helpline for women in distress to be functional... [Published The News International - Oct 23 2014]
Rehabilitation of schools in flood-hit KP to be... [Published The News International - Oct 23 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Grameen Foundation, MicroEn... [Published MicroCapital - Oct 23 2014]
Locals push for change at climate march [Published Press-Republican Online - Oct 22 2014]
Ivorian club scene fertile ground for teenage p... [Published AlertNet - Oct 22 2014]
Fact check: Health Minister misleading on Red C... [Published ABC Online - Oct 22 2014]
Iraq: Further humanitarian assistance to Iraq a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Australia: Australian humanitarian agencies iss... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Australia extends additional aid to Iraq, Syria [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 22 2014]
Further humanitarian assistance to Iraq and Syria [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
Australia extends additional aid to Iraq, Syria [Published China.org.cn - Oct 22 2014]
AMERICA/ECUADOR - Indigenous people continue to... [Published Agenzia Fides - Oct 21 2014]
Groups call for positive, non-violent disciplining [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 21 2014]
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MICROFINANCE PAPER WRAP-UP: “The Next Stage of ... [Published MicroCapital - 17 hours ago]
“The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion;” by D. Karlan; published by the Stanford Social Innovation Review; fall 2014; 9 pages; available at: http://www.ssireview.org/pdf/Fall_2014_The_Next_Stage_of_Financial_Inclusion_1.pdf This paper investigates ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Grameen Foundation, MicroEn... [Published MicroCapital - Oct 23 2014]
The Grameen Foundation, a US-based nonprofit organization; MicroEnsure, a UK-based, for-profit microinsurance company founded by US-based NGO Opportunity International; Penda Health, a Kenya-based, for-profit chain of medical centers; and Clifford Chance, ...
Iraq: Further humanitarian assistance to Iraq a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Source: Government of AustraliaCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic Today I announce that Australia will provide an additional $15 million for life-saving assistance to people in Iraq and Syria affected by the ongoing violence perpetrated by terrorists. ...
Australia: Australian humanitarian agencies iss... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Source: ActionAid, Australian Council for International Development, Caritas Australia, CARE, Oxfam, Save the Children, Plan, World Vision, ChildFund InternationalCountry: Australia, Liberia As the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, ...
Sierra Leone: Preventing the Ebola outbreak fro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
Source: PlanCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone Posted by Killen Otieno, Plan's Head of Food Assistance and Nutrition The Ebola health crisis could quickly turn into a food security crisis, blogs Plan’s Head of Food Assistance & Nutrition, Killen ...
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