Canadian Youth

3 girls speaking up for girls’ education!

Lisa

Meet 3 teen girls from Pakistan and the Philippines who are calling on global leaders and international organizations to support girls’ education! Read more »

Guest blog: A woman’s determination to help others in the aftermath of Nepal’s earthquake

Lisa

On April 25, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. Plan’s global Because I am a Girl ambassador , Urmila, shares her experiences during the quake. Read more »

Experiencing life in Tanzania: Canadian sisters return from a life-changing trip

Lisa

After a life-changing family trip to see Plan Canada's maternal health and education projects in Tanzania, two teenage sisters share their experiences. Read more »

Tomorrow’s empowered leaders: Meet 6 inspiring girls

Lisa

For International Women’s Day, meet 6 inspiring girls who’ll be tomorrow’s empowered female leaders - creating a brighter future for their communities. Read more »

5 reasons why our supporters are AWESOME!

Lisa

We celebrate Because I am a Girl supporters, fundraisers and advocates across Canada for their support of girls’ rights in developing countries. Read more »

Empowering young women for a stronger Haiti

Lisa

The 2010 Haiti earthquake affected 3.5 million people. Learn how Plan has worked to empower women and help communities rebuild 5 years after the disaster. Read more »

Cake designer, Bonnie Gordon, announces Because I am a Girl cake decorating contest!

Kate Jongbloed

Bonnie Gordon College of Confectionary Arts is holding the first ever Because I am a Girl Cake Competition! Cake-designer Bonnie Gordon has all the details. Read more »

Swimmers make a big splash for girls’ rights!

Lisa

Over the last few years, the Toronto Synchronized Swimming Club has supported Because I am a Girl with their annual fundraiser – raising close to $3,000! Read more »

What does it mean to be a girl in Canada?

Kate Jongbloed

Happy Canada Day! Today is more than just a sunny day off – it’s also a time to recognize the great things about being Canadian. Read more »