Plan International

Time to Act: Promoting Women and Youth Leadership for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00am

It is a reminder for gender equality, to amplify girls' voices meaningfully, and to support their presence and leadership.

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  • It is a reminder for gender equality, to amplify girls' voices meaningfully, and to support their presence and leadership.
  • Women's effective participation and leadership have been recognized by UN Women reports to improve productivity, enhance ecosystem conservation, and create more sustainable systems.
  • We believe that promoting women and youth leadership can significantly contribute to the development of a country.
  • Next year, Indonesia will be trusted to host the G20 Summit, which will focus on three pillars: promoting productivity, increasing resilience and stability, and ensuring sustainable and inclusive growth.

Plan International, Kimberly-Clark And Its Kotex Brand Announce Expanded Partnership For Girls Globally

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

"Our growing partnership with Kimberly-Clark and Kotex prioritizes the unique needs of girls and young women by helping them manage their periods confidently and with dignity.

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  • "Our growing partnership with Kimberly-Clark and Kotex prioritizes the unique needs of girls and young women by helping them manage their periods confidently and with dignity.
  • This expansion builds on Plan International's existing programming with Kimberly-Clark and Kotex in six countries: Brazil, Colombia, China, India, Nigeria and Vietnam.
  • Plan International shares Kotex's belief that a period should never get in the way of a woman's progress.
  • Powered by supporters, Plan International USA partners with adolescent girls, young women and children around the world to overcome oppression and gender inequality.

New global survey: Misinformation online leaves girls fearing for their safety

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 8:00pm

Plan International USA is urging the Biden administration to ensure online freedom and protection from violence for girls by committing to convene a National Task Force on Online Harassment and Abuse to tackle this crisis, because girls have the right to be online AND safe.

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  • Plan International USA is urging the Biden administration to ensure online freedom and protection from violence for girls by committing to convene a National Task Force on Online Harassment and Abuse to tackle this crisis, because girls have the right to be online AND safe.
  • Please join us and sign the girls' petition to rally support for and ensure they are represented on this critical issue.
  • In the first large-scale global study to examine the gendered impact of misinformation and disinformation online, 86% of girls and young women think it has had a negative impact on their lives.
  • One in three girls report that false information is affecting their mental health, leaving them feeling stressed, worried and anxious.

Youth SDG Summit Announced

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:55pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today,international youth organization UNITE 2030 announced the Youth SDG Summit, a 3-day virtual convening of young leaders and sustainability stakeholders and decision-makers from across 6 continents to fight for a better future and call for an end to poverty, inequality, injustice, and climate change by 2030.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today,international youth organization UNITE 2030 announced the Youth SDG Summit, a 3-day virtual convening of young leaders and sustainability stakeholders and decision-makers from across 6 continents to fight for a better future and call for an end to poverty, inequality, injustice, and climate change by 2030.
  • An unrivaled networking opportunity, the Youth SDG Summit will welcome 200+ speakers, and thousands of youth between the ages of 18-35 from 100+ countries are expected to attend in the hopes of mobilizing solutions to the biggest challenges that the world faces, alongside experts and stakeholders.
  • The Youth SDG Summit is part of UNITE 2030's agenda for 2020-2022, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), calling upon stakeholders to include youth in actions taken to achieve the 2030 Agenda.
  • Press are invited to join the Summit For more information about the Youth SDG Summit, visit youthsdgsummit.com.

This World Literacy Day And For The Fifth Year In A Row Lancôme Reaffirms Its Support To Tackle Illiteracy Worldwide With Its Global Cause 'Write Her Future'

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

PARIS, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of International Literacy Day, Lancôme celebrates this year the 50 000 women who will have benefited from the 'Write Her Future' philanthropic program worldwide since its launch in 2017. Lancôme further expands its cause mission from literacy to mentorship for entrepreneurship initiatives with the aim to reach over 100,000 women by end of 2022. The Write Her Future program embodies Lancôme's commitment to empower women with access to literacy, mentoring and entrepreneurship, so that they can write their own happier futures and achieve self-fulfilment.

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  • Lancme further expands its cause mission from literacy to mentorship for entrepreneurship initiatives with the aim to reach over 100,000 women by end of 2022.
  • Join Lancme this International Literacy Day in spreading the word, speaking out, and supporting every woman to Write Her Future.
  • CARE International is a global network of 14 National Members with a common vision and mission to defeat global poverty.
  • Over the decades, Lancme has spread its vision of French elegance, adding pioneering science that has made Lancme the leading luxury beauty brand worldwide.

This World Literacy Day And For The Fifth Year In A Row Lancôme Reaffirms Its Support To Tackle Illiteracy Worldwide With Its Global Cause 'Write Her Future'

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 8:00am

PARIS, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of International Literacy Day, Lancôme celebrates this year the 50 000 women who will have benefited from the 'Write Her Future' philanthropic program worldwide since its launch in 2017. Lancôme further expands its cause mission from literacy to mentorship for entrepreneurship initiatives with the aim to reach over 100,000 women by end of 2022. The Write Her Future program embodies Lancôme's commitment to empower women with access to literacy, mentoring and entrepreneurship, so that they can write their own happier futures and achieve self-fulfilment.

Key Points: 
  • Lancme further expands its cause mission from literacy to mentorship for entrepreneurship initiatives with the aim to reach over 100,000 women by end of 2022.
  • Join Lancme this International Literacy Day in spreading the word, speaking out, and supporting every woman to Write Her Future.
  • CARE International is a global network of 14 National Members with a common vision and mission to defeat global poverty.
  • Over the decades, Lancme has spread its vision of French elegance, adding pioneering science that has made Lancme the leading luxury beauty brand worldwide.

The Children’s Place and Plan International USA Partner to Provide Childcare for Apparel Factory Workers in Ethiopia

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Childrens Place and Plan International USA believe that in order to help achieve gender diversity and equity in the workplace, improved access to child care is essential.

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  • The Childrens Place and Plan International USA believe that in order to help achieve gender diversity and equity in the workplace, improved access to child care is essential.
  • Plan International has operated in Ethiopia since 1995 and brings years of experience in education, having established 51 ECD centers in the country.
  • The funding provided by The Childrens Place will be used to provide the Hawassa Industrial Park workforce with much needed child care services.
  • Founded in 1937, Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that is active in more than 80 countries.

FHI 360 Welcomes Dr. Tessie San Martin as Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 8:10pm

N.C., Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Board of Directors of FHI 360, a leading international nonprofit organization, has appointed Dr. Tessie San Martin as Chief Executive Officer effective September 27, 2021.

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  • N.C., Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Board of Directors of FHI 360, a leading international nonprofit organization, has appointed Dr. Tessie San Martin as Chief Executive Officer effective September 27, 2021.
  • San Martin succeeds Patrick C. Fine, who is retiring after seven years at the helm of the organization.
  • "We are inspired by her passion for the mission and work of FHI 360 and her vision for the future."
  • San Martin joins FHI 360 from Plan International USA, where she has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2010.

The McLaren 765LT Spider: extreme performance and new heights of driver engagement from McLaren's most powerful-ever convertible supercar

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Complementing the 765LT 'Longtail' coupe unveiled last year all of which are sold the new Spider is McLaren's most powerful-ever convertible supercar and brings highest-ever levels of driver engagement to the McLaren LT experience.

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  • Complementing the 765LT 'Longtail' coupe unveiled last year all of which are sold the new Spider is McLaren's most powerful-ever convertible supercar and brings highest-ever levels of driver engagement to the McLaren LT experience.
  • "A McLaren 'Longtail' is engineered to deliver not only incredible performance but also the highest levels of driver engagement.
  • McLaren Automotive also chooses to partner with like-minded, world-leadingcompanies and organisations who push the boundaries in their respective fields.
  • The McLaren Group is a global leader in luxury automotive and technology and comprises three businesses: Automotive, Racing and Applied.

John Hancock Retirement debuts plan design analysis dashboard

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

BOSTON, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Retirement announced today the availability of a new plan design analysis dashboard which enables an in-depth review of a plan's retirement readiness across several key metrics and identifies opportunities to improve participant outcomes.

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  • BOSTON, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Retirement announced today the availability of a new plan design analysis dashboard which enables an in-depth review of a plan's retirement readiness across several key metrics and identifies opportunities to improve participant outcomes.
  • "Plan design is complex, and it impacts both the sponsor and the participant directly," said Lynda Abend, chief data officer, John Hancock Retirement.
  • The results of the plan design analysis dashboard are available for plan sponsors and financial professionals to use collaboratively to make plan design decisions.
  • John Hancock Retirement Plan Services LLC offers administrative or recordkeeping services to sponsors and administrators of retirement plans.