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Goats have the power to positively impact the life of a child, their family and their entire community. Read Fadi’s story to see how.

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Holiday gift guide: 8 affordable gifts that give back

| Nov 30, 2021

A holiday guide to gifts that give back: perfect gift ideas from Plan International Canada’s Gifts of Hope for the friends and family on your shopping list. Read more »

4 first period stories from around the world

What do many girls around the world have in common? Periods. Read these four stories to see how girls have experienced their first periods from Uganda to Cambodia. Read more »

How this brave 15-year-old convinced her mom to stop practicing FGM

At 15, Marie refused to undergo FGM even though her mom was the local practioner. Meet this brave girl and see how she convinced her mom to change. Read more »

Meet Ayalnesh, a former child bride turned survivor, leader and defender of girls’ rights

At age 12, Ayalnesh became a child bride against her will. Now, she's sharing her personal story and stopping child marriages in her community. Read more »

How can a pandemic cause a rise in violence against women and girls?

Can a pandemic cause a rise in violence against women and girls? Get the answer and learn how gender-based violence impacts women and girls globally. Read more »

Breaking the glass ceiling: empowering girls to become tomorrow’s leaders

Empowering girls to become the leaders of tomorrow is at the heart of our Girls Belong Here program. Learn more and meet the inspiring participants. Read more »

What you need to know about the impact of gender inequality on health

The impact of gender inequality on health can result in devastating and deadly consequences – especially for women and adolescent girls. See why. Read more »

How inspiring young leaders pay it forward to help others

Pay it forward is the concept of passing on kindness, and no one knows this better than Aiza and Raiha. Meet these 2 inspiring youth heroes. Read more »

How digital classrooms are helping Syrian refugee children learn

Syrian refugee children are accessing education during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to innovative digital solutions made possible by Canadian support. Read more »

Giving Tuesday: 4 things you need to know

Giving Tuesday is celebrated every year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But what exactly is Giving Tuesday? And why does it matter? Read more »

7 gifts for minimalists that help make the world a better place

Find gifts for minimalists who are hard to shop for. These gifts can help make the world a better place by addressing climate change and tackling poverty. Read more »

Meet the mechanics working to overcome gender inequality in Guinea

Meet Teninkè and N'Mahawa. These inspiring women are working to overcome gender inequality in Guinea by defying traditional gender norms. Read more »