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Recent Posts

Equalizing the Playing Field

Guest blogger | Aug 24, 2017

At Plan International Canada, we strongly believe in the power of girls, and strive to see a world where they are equally represented on all levels of the playing field, including the baseball field! That is exactly why we have [...] Read more »

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Stepping up to the Plate with Girls at Bat

Jessica | Jul 13, 2017

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 »

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Harnessing the power of our youth’s voices

Guest blogger | Jun 29, 2017

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 | Jun 21, 2017

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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Empowering youth to act for the planet

Kavita Dogra | Apr 20, 2017

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 »

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Our Youth Advisors are heading to the UN!

Guest blogger | Jan 30, 2017

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 | Jan 20, 2017

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 »