Canadian Youth

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

| Mar 3, 2021

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 »

How inspiring young leaders pay it forward to help others

| Jan 14, 2021

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 »

Data reveals impact of cyberbullying on girls’ lives in Canada

| Oct 5, 2020

In a new survey from Plan International Canada, girls were asked to share their experiences with cyberbullying. See the results here. Read more »

30 Years Later: “We’re not much further ahead,” says Canadian Youth

Guest blogger

Canadian youth reflects on what's changed 30 years after the Montral Massacre and how we can eliminate gender-based violence on campuses across the nation. Read more »

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

Guest blogger

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

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 »