Changemakers

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Stepping up to the Plate with Girls at Bat

Jessica | 2 months ago

We believe that when girls have opportunities to lead, they can change the world – in the classroom, the boardroom and on the baseball diamond! Plan International Canada is excited to partner with the Jays Care Foundation to support the [...] Read more »

6 youth standing with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development

Harnessing the power of our youth’s voices

Guest blogger | 3 months ago

Adolescents, make up 1.2 billion of the world’s population. For such a large population, they are often overlooked. But this is starting to change. Since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) there has been a growing emphasis on [...] Read more »

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How 10 Youth Groups worked to Change the Story

Jessica | 3 months ago

For the last two years, young people across the country challenged stereotypes and paved the way for change through their Strong Girls, Strong World projects. Through the generous support of Status of Women Canada, and our partnership with YMCA and [...] Read more »

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Our Youth Advisors are heading to the UN!

Guest blogger | 8 months ago

Meet Rohan! Rohan is one of our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) members. Rohan is currently in his final year of High School and the youngest member of Plan International Canada’s YAC. Rohan joined the YAC with a variety of leadership [...] Read more »

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What’s your “why” to join Spread the Net?

Jessica | 8 months ago

Across Canada, school communities are rallying together to compete in the Spread the Net Student Challenge! A friendly competition to raise funds for malaria-preventing bed nets, Spread the Net is an opportunity for students to learn about an important global [...] Read more »

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What the Strong Girls accomplished in 2016!

Jessica | 8 months ago

2016 was a big year for our Strong Girls, Strong World program and the incredible young women leading the programs! Operating in partnership with Status of Women, YMCA and YWCA Canada, the Strong Girls, Strong World program has been operating [...] Read more »

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Unafraid: speaking out for gender equality!

Guest blogger | 9 months ago

Meet Georgia! Georgia is one of our Speakers Bureau members. She’s part of a network of young people from across Canada who advocate for the advancement of girls’ rights and gender equality both locally and globally. She shares with us [...] Read more »

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Starting the Spread the Net Student Challenge!

Guest blogger | 9 months ago

The Spread the Net Student Challenge is well underway! Schools across Canada are working hard to raise funds towards life-saving bed nets. Rachel, is a student from Handsworth Secondary School. She is sharing her Spread the Net Committee’s experience getting [...] Read more »