Canadian Youth

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 »

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

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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?

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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!

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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?

Jessica

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

What the Strong Girls accomplished in 2016!

Jessica

We are celebrating the success of the strong women in our Strong Girls, Strong World program. See the top moments of girl power! Read more »

Unafraid: speaking out for gender equality!

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Meet Georgia, a Speakers Bureau members. She shares with us what being a part of the Speakers Bureau member has meant to her, and what she has learned. Read more »

Starting the Spread the Net Student Challenge!

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The Spread the Net Student Challenge is underway, and one participating student, Rachel, from Vancouver, BC, shares how her school launched their campaign! Read more »

The Strong Girls, Strong World Summit: Coming together to Inspire Change

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Passionate young leaders from eleven communities across Canada come together at the Strong Girls, Strong World Summit to empower girls across the country Read more »

“That will be me one day” – Why girls’ empowerment matters more than ever

Lisa

To achieve gender equality, see why the empowerment of girls matters here in Canada and in countries around the world. Read more »