Adam Short
Head of Advocacy and Campaigns at Plan UK.

Adam is an experienced public affairs and campaigns specialist working across a range of international institutions, government departments, companies and NGOs. As Head of Advocacy and Campaigns, Adam leads Plan’s work public policy, influence and campaigning work.

Plan is a global children’s charity. We work with children in the world’s poorest countries to help them build a better future. A future you would want for all children, your family and friends.

Blog Entries by Adam Short

A Test of Relevance - Why the Commonwealth Must end Early and Forced Marriage

1 Comments | Posted 28 October 2011 | 12:00:17 (EST)

The Commonwealth stands on the brink of change. Put simply, the 54 leaders of the Commonwealth gathering in Perth, Australia, this weekend will decide the association's fate, at least for the next decade.

Leaders can agree to adopt the reform agenda as set out in the final report of...

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Child Brides - A rights Violation 54 Leaders Can't Ignore

1 Comments | Posted 29 September 2011 | 11:51:07 (EST)

Coaxed and coerced, every year early and forced marriage directly affects 10 million girls under the age of 18. This is the equivalent of a girl becoming a child bride every three seconds.

The marriage of young girls often against their will is a harmful practice embedded in many...

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