Canadian Youth

“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!

Guest blogger

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 »

Empowering girls in Timor-Leste to speak out and inspire change

Lisa

Through innovative initiatives, Plan International is empowering girls with the skills and opportunities to speak out and make a difference in Timor-Leste. Read more »

Ways to Support Refugees Worldwide in Your Classroom

Jessica

June 20th is World Refugee Day. Learn how your classroom and community can support refugees worldwide. Read more »

Why changing the world doesn’t have to be complicated

Guest blogger

Breanne Lavellee-Heckert, a member of Plan International Canada’s Youth Advisory Council, shares why changing the world doesn’t have to be complicated. Read more »

Talking to Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau: Teens Identify Their Top Concerns

Guest blogger

Canadian teens share their top 5 concerns with President & CEO Caroline Riseboro, and Celebrated Ambassadors Rosey Edeh, and Mme. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau. Read more »