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NEWS FEED How adolescents in Bolivia are rising up

Up Front Plan International’s global impact Plan International Canada’s impact A letter from CEO Lindsay Glassco A letter from board chair Patsy Anderson THIS IS US Plan International Canada

COVER STORY I PHOTO ESSAY Tanyaradzwa’s determination to overcome daunting challenges shows how the power of perseverance can shape one’s own life 32 5/ Humanitarian Response & Resilience 36


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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT SHOW and Tell: Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women 22 3/ Protection From Violence 24 26 SPOTLIGHT Because I am a Girl update 26 IMPACT SPOTLIGHT NEWS FEED How Plan International is working with transgender activists in El Salvador to protect their rights


SPOTLIGHT How our education-in- emergencies program in Kenya and Nigeria is helping girls stay in school

1/ Education 12 SPOTLIGHT Girls in Benin and Cameroon get a second chance to study 14 NEWS FEED Why girls in Mali are missing out on school 14 STORIES OF CHANGE From setbacks to backpacks in Burkina Faso 15 REPORT CARD The Safer Schools in Burkina Faso project 15 2/ Health 16 STORIES OF CHANGE Ambulance services for moms in need in Mozambique 18


SPOTLIGHT The top 10 hunger hot spots in the world NEWS FEED Our policy and advocacy efforts go global


How Adaya avoided a forced child marriage in Bangladesh



SPOTLIGHT How minds are shifting about child marriage in Ethiopia

Financials & Supporters How donations reach communities Revenue and expenditures Our supporters and champions EVENTS SPOTLIGHT We gather virtually and in person to celebrate and express our thanks


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4/ Youth Leadership & Economic Empowerment 28 PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT Riti, a Girls Belong Here participant, breaks out of her comfort zone 30 SPOTLIGHT Meet one young activist who is changing the world 30

PHOTO ESSAY Fathers and daughters in Zimbabwe talk about taboo subjects

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Legacy donors

FEATURE Our new door-to-door mosquito-net-delivery strategy is saving lives in Zimbabwe SPOTLIGHT Mini WASH cycle in Cambodia

SPOTLIGHT How SWEET it is! Women in Egypt develop their entrepreneurial skills in the carpet industry NEWS FEED Queen Mothers in Ghana

IN HIS OWN WORDS This is what happens when two optimists meet


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