The April and May earthquakes in Nepal caused nearly 9,000 deaths and injured over 100,000 people. Children lost friends and family members, faced injuries and disability. This report provides an overview of Plan International’s emergency response, one year after the earthquakes.
Plan International has introduced adolescent friendly spaces so that girls affected by the Nepal earthquakes are able to access their right to protection in an encironment free of discrimination and receive sexuality education which informs their ability to make decisions about their sexual health. Read more
In April 2015, Manju’s life changed dramatically after the earthquakes destroyed her village in Nepal. She lost her home and her school. Now, with the support of Plan International, Manju has returned to school and she’s determined to make the most of every opportunity. Read more
“Building schools and repairing the thousands of classrooms that were destroyed is central to children’s development, the health of their communities, and Nepal’s ability to move forward,” said Mattias Bryneson, Country Director for Plan International Nepal. Read more
Shrijana has overcome barriers to train as a mason and help rebuild her earthquake-hit community in Nepal, with support from Plan International. “I have gained such confidence, because I know I can do good things as a girl,” she says. Read more
Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice. We actively unite children, communities and others sharing our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives.
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