student voice

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Our Youth Advisors are heading to the UN!

Guest blogger | 5 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 | 5 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 | 5 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 | 6 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 | 6 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 »

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Tips for Young Fundraisers!

Guest blogger | 9 months ago

Meet Amanda and Anjalee, the Founder/President and Vice-President of Project 10K! Project 10K is an initiative in support of Plan International Canada with a goal of raising $10,000 to help build a health clinic in Nigeria. Amanda and Anjalee are [...] Read more »

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Why you should join the Speakers Bureau!

Guest blogger | 11 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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Now Can You Hear Us?: Having Youth at the Table

Jessica | 11 months ago

The Prime Minister recently launched the application for the Prime Minister’s Youth Council, looking to find 30 young people, ages 16-24, to advise him on national issues such as employment, access to education, building stronger communities, climate change and clean [...] Read more »