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Two girls and boy smile as they plan a seedling in the ground.

Empowering youth to act for the planet

Kavita Dogra | Apr 20, 2017

At Plan International Canada, Earth Day is so much more than an event or a day in the calendar. It marks our commitment to protecting our environment and educating the next generation to do the same. We know that the [...] Read more »

Timotea doing her homework

Clearing the path to girls’ education in Guatemala

Desiree Buitenbos | Feb 22, 2017

Every day, girls face unique barriers that prevent them from gaining an education, and building the skills they need to create a brighter future. And for indigenous girls like 14-year-old Timotea from Guatemala, the struggle is even worse as additional prejudices [...] Read more »

4 girls making hearts with their hands

QUIZ: Find the perfect gift for your valentine!

Guest blogger | Feb 10, 2017

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Instead of chocolates, roses and teddy bears, why not give a gift that will have a lasting impact and fuel change for children and families around the world? According to a recent survey*, [...] Read more »