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Advocacy

Advocate for children's rights

Plan's work with children in over 66,000 communities gives us insight into the realities of the lives of boys and girls in developing countries, and the effectiveness of projects aimed at realising their rights.

Our advocacy work aims to share these insights to influence politicians and decision makers to ensure the development of policies and programmes that work for children around the world.

We are committed to ensuring that boys, girls and adults in the communities in which Plan works have a say in decision making, whether by local councils, national governments or international aid donors such as DFID. We gather evidence, share lessons learned and enable young people to address policy makers directly.

We also raise awareness of development issues among the general public and encourage them to urge their representatives to champion the rights of children and young people in developing countries.

Our advocacy aims to:

Latest News
  • Transparency about where money is spent is vital, but it doesn't always get the attention it deserves, so we thought we'd provide a run-down of what we do in the area.
    25-Aug-15
  • Not all humanitarian crises make the news, but for those that don’t attract the media attention, finding the funding needed to help those in most need is essential.
    18-Aug-15
Latest Blogs
  • After spending several months in Sierra Leone working on projects aiming to reduce Ebola spread and supporting people to cope with the devastating effects of the epidemic, I can really see a change in the air for the better.
    19-Aug-15
  • In his home in Delhi, Syed Mohammed Aftab Alam woke to a strong tremor on the 25 April 2015. Syed soon learnt that the tremors were caused by one of the biggest earthquakes of the last four decades. Syed recalls the sight of arriving in Kathmandu, shortly after the first earthquake, as spine-chilling. The sound of crying children could be heard in the dark night.
    24-Jul-15

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