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VIDEO: The fight for gender equality needs you

Lisa | 5 months ago

It’s simple: gender equality is good for everyone – boys and men too. We all thrive when we challenge and shatter society’s outdated stereotypes, norms and expectations. And yet, gender inequalities persist in every country, putting girls at a disadvantage [...] Read more »

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Why you should join the Speakers Bureau!

Guest blogger | 7 months ago

Want to raise your voice and speak up for gender equality? Here’s your chance! We are now accepting applications for the 2016/2017 Speakers Bureau, which gives youth across Canada the chance to join Plan International’s Because I am a Girl movement in [...] Read more »

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How education protects girls from child marriage

Lisa | 8 months ago

Child, early and forced marriage is a global issue that disproportionately affects girls. Current estimates reveal approximately 15 million girls are married before the age of 18 every year. That basically means that every 2 seconds, a girl under the [...] Read more »