Emergencies

Group of boys smiling in refugee camp

In pictures: Giving refugee children a chance to thrive

Kavita Dogra | 1 week ago

Right now, there are more than 60 million displaced people around the world – half of them are children. Children are most vulnerable in times of crisis because they face possible separation from their families, abuse, neglect, exploitation, trafficking or [...] Read more »

Two girls and boy smile as they plan a seedling in the ground.

Empowering youth to act for the planet

Kavita Dogra | 2 months ago

At Plan International Canada, Earth Day is so much more than an event or a day in the calendar. It marks our commitment to protecting our environment and educating the next generation to do the same. We know that the [...] Read more »

Woman walking with Plan International hygiene kit

Hope for Haiti

Guest blogger | 8 months ago

“Thank you for thinking of us,” shares Rosena, a mother of 4 girls who is currently pregnant with her fifth child. When Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on October 4, 2016 it completely destroyed her home, and the homes of her [...] Read more »

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Meet Halima: A survivor, mother and inspiration

Lisa | 9 months ago

Halima’s a survivor. Born and raised in Sudan, she survived her country’s civil war in the 90’s, and escaped the ongoing conflict in South Sudan that erupted in December 2013. Now living in a refugee camp in Uganda with her [...] Read more »

children in nursery

Building safer, more resilient communities in Myanmar

Desiree Buitenbos | 10 months ago

When a disaster strikes, preparedness can be the difference between life and death. That’s why Plan International emphasizes disaster risk management training in many of the countries where we work. With the right emergency response skills, countless lives can be [...] Read more »

Smiling children.

QUIZ: Which global justice issue matters most to YOU?

Lisa | 1 year ago

World leaders, activists and organizations are committed to the Sustainable Development Goals – 17 Global Goals that aim to achieve 3 things by 2030: end extreme poverty, combat climate change and fight injustice and inequality. And each of us has [...] Read more »