Canadian Youth

Youth in Canada have the answer on how to advance gender equality. Are you ready to listen?

Guest blogger | Aug 1, 2019

To celebrate International Youth Day we’d like to showcase the stories of two young leaders who helped draft the Youth-Led Roadmap for Gender Equality. Read more »

Meet 19 Girls Who Will Defy Normal This International Day of the Girl

| Sep 29, 2018

To mark this year's International Day of the Girl, 19 Canadian girls will #DefyNormal and take a stand for girls' rights and gender equality. Read more »

Canadian Youth Speak Out Against Sex Ed Repeal

We asked some of our youth what the Sex Ed repeal in Ontario means to them. See what they had to say. Read more »

Canadian School Celebrates Student’s Legacy with an Exciting #SpreadtheNet Campaign

See how this school is rallying to fundraise for Spread the Net while honouring the legacy of a beloved and charitable student. Read more »

These Canadian leaders are showing the world that girls belong in their dream jobs

See why Prime Minister Trudeau and other prominent Canadian leaders are proudly declaring #GirlsBelongHere on International Day of the Girl. Read more »

17 inspiring youth are set to show Canada that girls belong in their dream jobs!

To mark International Day of the Girl on October 11, youth from across Canada will step into their dreams jobs to show that #GirlsBelongHere! Read more »

Equalizing the Playing Field

Guest blogger

Learn about Plan International's partnership with Jays Care Foundation for the Girls at Bat program. Read more »

Canadian youth speak up about the most damaging gender stereotypes

Meet 6 inspiring and empowered Canadian youth who are speaking out for change and sharing their thoughts on damaging gender stereotypes that affect us all. Read more »

Harnessing the power of our youth’s voices

Guest blogger

Hear from two of Plan International Canada’s youth who had their voices heard at this year’s Global Adolescent Health Conference in Ottawa. Read more »

“We’re calling all Canadians to help #Changethebirthstory!” – Hear from our inspiring Youth Advocates

Guest blogger

Our Youth Advocates, Georgia and Diviya discuss why they feel passionately about encouraging Canadians to help change the birth story. Read more »