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Equalizing the Playing Field

Guest blogger | Aug 24, 2017

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

| Jul 7, 2017

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 | Jun 29, 2017

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 | Jun 28, 2017

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

Community in Ghana reels in a big catch

Emma Hamilton-Clark | Jun 28, 2017

Thanks to Canadian support, expansion of fish farming projects has enabled livelihoods to flourish in Volta, Ghana. Read more »

How 10 Youth Groups worked to Change the Story

Jessica | Jun 21, 2017

Learn how young people across Canada challenged stereotypes and paved the way for change through their Strong Girls, Strong World projects.  Read more »

Empowering youth to act for the planet

| Apr 20, 2017

At Plan International Canada, Earth Day marks our commitment to protecting our environment and educating the next generation to do the same.  Read more »

Spread the Net Student Challenge inspires Canadian students to help save lives

| Mar 29, 2017

In 2017, the Student Challenge raised $150,000 to prevent malaria. Meet this year’s winning schools who received a special visit from Rick Mercer.  Read more »

CANADIAN YOUTH UNITE FOR GENDER EQUALITY ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Guest blogger | Mar 8, 2017

On International Women's Day, girls and boys from across Canada joined Sophie Gregoire Trudeau to discuss gender inequality and how it affects us all.  Read more »

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Asks Canadians what Does Gender Equality Mean to You?

Guest blogger | Mar 3, 2017

Plan International Canada’s Global Ambassador Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is asking Canadians “What does gender equality look like to you?” Read more »

A historic victory: How empowered youth ended child marriage in Malawi

| Feb 23, 2017

See how youth supported by Plan International secured a historic amendment to Malawi’s constitution that outlaws child marriage once and for all.  Read more »