May 04, 2012 15:26 BST ACTOR Damian Lewis has backed calls to help millions of children caught up in West Africa's food crisis. The British-born star of Homeland and his family sponsor 11-year-old Marie in Burkina Faso, one of the countries affected, through Plan UK
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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.
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.
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 .
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’.
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.