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What the Strong Girls accomplished in 2016!

Jessica | Jan 19, 2017

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 | Dec 13, 2016

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 | Dec 13, 2016

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 | Oct 2, 2016

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 | Aug 11, 2016

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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Your Guide to Running for a Brighter Future

Jessica | Jul 22, 2016

Calling all runners!! Plan International Canada wants YOU! This year we are a partner with the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Charity Challenge. Join us on Sunday, October 16th (just in time to celebrate International Day of the Girl) and help [...] Read more »