Canadian Youth

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 »

How 10 Youth Groups worked to Change the Story


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

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

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 »


Guest blogger

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

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

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 »

Our Youth Advisors are heading to the UN!

Guest blogger

Rohan, a Youth Advisory Council member at Plan International Canada, shares why he and his fellow YAC members are travelling to the United Nations! Read more »

What’s your “why” to join Spread the Net?


Hear directly from Spread the Net Student Challenge participants why they want to help end malaria!  Read more »