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SOUTH SUDAN: CONFLICT FEARS COMPOUNDED BY SHORTAGE OF FOOD AND HARD CASH

SOUTH SUDAN: CONFLICT FEARS COMPOUNDED BY SHORTAGE OF FOOD AND HARD CASH

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2012 13:51 BST

FOOD price rises, a shortage of hard currency and the threat of war, are fuelling hunger in the world’s newest nation. Aid workers from Plan International, one of the country’s largest children’s charities, say that six zones across the nation are at risk of chronic and acute food shortages.

Women in Britain half as likely to save as women in Ghana

Women in Britain half as likely to save as women in Ghana

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2012 15:04 GMT

New study into attitudes towards money reveals starkly different outlooks on savings, social aspirations and employment prospects among low income women. London and Accra, March 5 2012: New research from Barclays, CARE International UK and Plan UK has found that nearly half of low-income women in Britain fail to save any money each month.

High-tech tools to be showcased at aid fair

High-tech tools to be showcased at aid fair

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2012 14:44 GMT

A HIGH-TECH aid fair next week will look at how media and communications solutions can revolutionise front-line humanitarian relief work. State-of-the-art technology will be showcased, including suitcase-sized pop-up radio stations and two-way text message approaches.

Sierra Leone stalked by cholera

Sierra Leone stalked by cholera

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2012 15:46 GMT

More than 2,000 cases of highly contagious cholera, transmitted by dirty drinking water, have been confirmed in Sierra Leone, claiming 34 lives. Clinics in Pujehun, southern province, are so overstretched patients are being treated outdoors, reports children’s charity Plan International.

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2012 Because I Am A Girl Walk

2012 Because I Am A Girl Walk

News   •   Mar 19, 2012 14:58 GMT

Hundreds of London schoolgirls are taking part in the ‘2012 Because I Am A Girl Walk’ from the London Olympic Games site to Westminster on 28th March 2012 .

World's biggest children's birthday party marks Plan's 75th anniversary

World's biggest children's birthday party marks Plan's 75th anniversary

News   •   Mar 19, 2012 14:53 GMT

On 20th March Plan is celebrating 75 years of commitment to children with the ‘World’s Biggest Children’s Birthday Party’.

Only girls allowed

Only girls allowed

News   •   Feb 20, 2012 09:55 GMT

Plan UK’s campaign, which highlights the plight of the world’s poorest girls, launches a groundbreaking interactive ad on a bus stop in Oxford Street on February 22.

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