Canadian Youth

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!

Guest blogger

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!

Guest blogger

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

Guest blogger

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 »

IN PICTURES: Girls around the world take the lead for International Day of the Girl

Lisa

For the 5th International Day of the Girl, girls–in Canada and worldwide–filled 250 leadership roles to illustrate the importance of girls’ empowerment. Read more »

Tips for Young Fundraisers!

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Friends Amanda and Anjalee are leading Project 10K, an incredible fundraiser to build a health clinic in Nigeria! Get their tips on leading a fundraiser. Read more »

Challenge accepted! 13 Canadian leaders empowering girls to take the lead for International Day of the Girl

Lisa

To mark International Day of the Girl, Canadian leaders are showing their support for girls’ empowerment by inviting girls to take the lead for a day. Read more »

Why a group of inspiring girls are boldly challenging Canadian leaders to stand up for girls’ rights

To mark International Day of the Girl, a group of girls are challenging Canadian leaders to support girls’ rights and put girls in positions of leadership.  Read more »

Why you should join the Speakers Bureau!

Guest blogger

Members of the Speakers Bureau championing Because I am a Girl share they joined, and why you should sign up! Read more »

Your Guide to Running for a Brighter Future

Jessica

Our guide on how to run the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, either the 5k, Half-Marathon or Marathon, in support of Plan International Canada! Read more »

Now Can You Hear Us?: Having Youth at the Table

Jessica

Applications for the Prime Minister’s Youth Council have launched. Our young supporters share what it means to be at the Canadian government’s table. Read more »