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Recent highlights of Plan International Canada’s work in the news media.

Huffington Post CanadaNon-Profit Lets You Buy Charity Gifts for Loved Ones At Christmas

CTV NewsNational Day of Remembrance and Action of Violence Against Women

Metro NewsDays of action offer a small start to ending violence against women

Huffington Post CanadaAmanda Sussman: Women Will Remain Vulnerable Unless We Act Together

CTV Canada AM‘Giving Tuesday’: The charitable antidote to Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Today’s Parent10 holiday gifts that give back

Huffington Post CanadaGeorge Yap: Cheer the Humble Latrine On World Toilet Day

Yahoo! News – Why World Toilet Day is important for women’s safety worldwide

Huffington Post CanadaOlympic Champion Jenn Heil Says Bullied Kids Need Allies in Their Corner

Toronto StarDespite progress, girls are still 'getting a raw deal'

Toronto StarGirl power is catching on internationally

Huffington Post Canada Nidhi Bansal: Achieving Girls' Rights Will Take More Than Removing Barriers

Huffington Post Canada Why Motherhood Got Anna Silk To Team Up For International Day Of The Girl

Hello! Magazine Highlights from our Periscope chat with 'Lost Girl' star Anna Silk

Global News Anna Silk on how you can help advocate for girls’ rights

The Social Sarah Rafferty on how we can improve young girls' lives

Huffington Post Canada Marie Staunton: Look to Girls and Youth to Drive Change for 2030

Toronto Sun Girls' rights remain unfinished business, reports Plan study

The Globe and Mail Young women still fighting for their rights, survey says

CTV News Unfinished Business of Girls' Rights

Saugeen Shores Hub Gifts of Hope helps families around the world

Huffington PostSaadya Hamdani: Why It's Crucial to Engage Men in Maternal Health

The Western StarLemon challenge promotes girls’ rights

She Does the CityQ&A with Suits’ star Sarah Rafferty

Chatelaine MagazineIt’s about bloody time we talk about our periods

Metro Canada‘Age really doesn’t matter’ for neuroscience fanatic

Inside TorontoMichael Liu: Youth ‘making a difference in the world’

Edmonton Journal – Wayne Strach, 60, striving to be oldest Canadian to swim English Channel

Huffington Post CanadaRosemary McCarney: Dare to Dream in Technicolour for a Better World

Hello! CanadaAnna Silk talks women, son Sam and 'Lost Girl's big finale: 'We finished so strong'

Montreal GazetteMontreal Diary: Backyard discovery propels young scientist to world stage

Vancouver SunIt’s time politicians talked about women’s issues again

Huffington Post CanadaThis little woman’s big heart is changing the lives of Afghan girls

Inside TorontoTake the #LemonChallenge4Change for gender equality

CTV The SocialJess and The Social's audience take the #LemonChallenge4Change

Marketing MagazineSour lemons are a sweet thing for Plan Canada

Northern Life SudburyWhen life gives you lemons, make a lemon face

Vancouver SunDaphne Bramham: From the field to raising funds

NorthumberlandView.caCanadian programs help save lives of vulnerable mothers and children in developing countries: three-year collaboration results released

Huffington Post CanadaRosemary McCarney: The Number of Refugees in the World Today Is an Unacceptable Catastrophe

Huffington Post CanadaDr. Tanjina Mirza: We Need to Focus on Sexual Violence During Humanitarian Crises

Durham RegionUxbridge's Lauren Reid lauded for innovative wind turbine research

Inside TorontoBeach resident Rosemary McCarney named Canada’s ambassador to the UN

National PostAftershock: Nepal

Kelowna Capital NewsHuman rights work is a calling for Lake Country student

The Globe and MailDevelopment agency head appointed as Canada's next ambassador to the UN

Metro News/Canadian PressHead of Plan International Canada named UN ambassador

Huffington Post CanadaDr. Unni Krishnan: After Nepal's Earthquake, Emotional Care Should Be a Priority

Mission City RecordMission principal rides for a cause

Huffington Post CanadaAbigail Brown: Aid and Development Can Create Self-Sustaining Communities

Edmonton ExaminerEdmonton-area Olympian inspires women of Ghana

Toronto StarPoverty, terrain will make rebuilding of Nepal more difficult

Huffington Post CanadaRosemary McCarney: Malaria Makes No Laughing Matter of Mosquitoes

The King's County Register/Advertiser - Horton students raise funds for gender equality MirrorKew Beach P.S. wins Plan Canada's eighth annual Spread the Net challenge

Guelph MercurySchool spirit brings Rick Mercer to Guelph for Spread the Net victory

Huffington Post CanadaNidhi Bansal: India's Daughter, The World's Daughter: Stopping Violence Against Women

Guelph MercuryRick Mercer to visit Guelph after John F. Ross wins Spread the Net challenge

Metro News(International Women’s Day) Lots worth celebrating, progress still to be made

TheLoop.caWords of wisdom from 12 inspiring women who make us proud to be Canadian (View slide 5)

Toronto Sun$750Gs set aside for female leadership

CTV NewsSmashing limits: Girl-powered problem solving

Sentinel ReviewGuest speaker at Woodstock International Women’s Day event hosted by local Zonta club focuses on global initiative to end gender inequality

Huffington Post CanadaRosemary McCarney: 104 Years Later Women Still Demand and Deserve Better

Huffington Post CanadaRosemary McCarney: Terror and Turmoil – We Have Been Here Before

Kenora Daily Miner and NewsKenora student honoured for good deeds at home and abroad

The Chronicle HeraldFort Ellis teen forms club to celebrate girls

Huffington Post CanadaRosemary McCarney: 2015 and the UN: Great expectations in times ahead

Huffington Post CanadaRomantic gifts for your wife and girlfriend

Huffington Post - Hunger is a less visible, but real side effect of Ebola

Toronto Star - Letter to the Editor: One goat can have a ripple effect

The Globe and Mail - 2015 Edition GTA Top Employers: Great Places to Work

Travel and Style Magazine - Unique holiday gifts for travel lovers

CTV News Vancouver - Vikram Vij on Gifts of Hope

Hello! Canada - Take five with... Sarah Rafferty: My holiday traditions

Vitamin Daily - Kids gift guide: Gifts of Hope

The Globe and Mail - Donors 'gift' giving a charitable success

Huffington Post Canada - Rosemary McCarney: A glimpse of Canadian dollars at work, saving lives in Senegal

Cityline - Give back with Plan Canada through the quinoa project

Devex - 7 lessons learned by Canadian humanitarian groups on private sector partnerships

Hello! Canada - Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij on quinoa, holiday entertaining and serving Pierre Elliot Trudeau

Huffington Post Canada - Rosemary McCarney: 25 years after the Montreal Massacre, gender-based violence still thrives

Global News - Tracking the goat: 7 bleating questions about your 'ethical gift'

Financial Post Magazine - Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 - Just a thought…

Toronto Star - When aid goes underground

Global News - Gifts that make a difference: 4 charitable holiday gift ideas

On the Scene Network/AOL - Plan Canada's 'The quinoa project' with celebrity chef Vikram Vij

Metro News - Canada investing $17.3 million to end violence against children abroad

Omni News - Girls Not Brides visit to Canada

Huffington Post Canada - Rosemary McCarney: 25 Years of Child Rights, But Much More to Do

CBC News - Child marriage fought by Canada, but contraception funding falls behind - How to donate to Ebola

Global News - Is Ottawa considering new Ebola guidelines?

Guelph Mercury - Guelph High School leads the pack in Spread the Net campaign

Global News - How Canada is fighting against child and forced marriages

Strategy Magazine - Plan Canada's ripple effect

The Globe and Mail - Harper to commit funding to Malala's education mission

Toronto Star - What we should fear about Ebola Op-Ed by Rosemary McCarney

Toronto Star - Aboriginals, women ready to serve on corporate boards

Huffington Post - Rosemary McCarney: We Can Create New Realities for Girls

Global News BC - BC celebrates International Day of the Girl

Global News Toronto - Malala Yousafzai is the co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

Lloydminster Source - Giving farmers a chance to give thanks through Plan Canada

Radio Canada International - Study reveals girls face violence, constraints

CTV News / Canada AMGirls don’t see themselves as having rights, global report finds

Buzzfeed - Why the fight for girls’ rights still matters

Strategy Magazine - One of these babies won’t get a fair chance - Fighting the Ebola outbreak: why children are the priority

Toronto Star - Canada to lead creation of global fund to boost maternal, child health

Huffington PostRosemary McCarney: Canada is poised to lead real global change on child and maternal mortality

Radio Canada InternationalAgencies battling Ebola welcome international help

Guelph MercuryWalk for Water fundraiser draws attention to problems in developing countries

Huffington Post - Rosemary McCarney: Fear Won't Put a Stop to Ebola, Humanitarian Action Can - Inventing a Way To Halt the Most Severe Ebola Outbreak in History

Global News - Pink LemonAid stands helping young girls in developing countries

Fashion Magazine - Get smart on feminism fast: A beginner’s guide to female equality

Huffington Post - Rosemary McCarney: It’s time to connect the dots on gender-based violence

Huffington Post - Rosemary McCarney: There’s no excuse for failure on maternal and child health anymore - We can be proud of Canada’s commitment to maternal health

Toronto Star/Canadian Press - PM Harper pledges $3.5 billion to extend maternal, child health initiative to 2020

Globe and Mail - Op-Ed by Rosemary McCarney and Dorothy Shaw: There are women and children who don’t have to die

CTV News - ‘Work remains’ on maternal and child health as Prime Minister Stephen Harper opens summit in Toronto

CBC News - ‘Fragmented’ maternal health and data a step away from accountability

Globe and Mail - Goals for reducing deaths of mothers, children are within reach, Paradis says

Global News - What’s changed for moms and babies since the $2.8B Muskoka Initiative?

Global News - Zimbabwean woman’s story sheds light on importance of maternal health

Global News/Canadian Press - Data on births, deaths key to saving lives of poor kids and moms: expert

Maclean’s Magazine - A matter of life and death

Embassy Magazine - Ghosts of abortion debate haunt maternal, child health summit

Huffington Post - Rosemary McCarney: Nigerian kidnapping signals a larger global problem that we can change - 8 Mother’s Day gifts that give back

T.O.Night News - This Mother’s Day give the greatest gift a mom can receive - #BringBackOurGirls: The importance of making school safe for girls

Ottawa Citizen - Rosemary McCarney: A stunningly straightforward solution to a global problem

105.9 The Region - Rick Mercer chats with Mike and Martha on World Malaria Day

T.O.night News - 10 facts you did not know about malaria

Moms and Munchkins - Because I am a Girl initiative with Sears Canada

Nugglemama’s Handful - On raising girls

Woman in Real Life - Girls helping girls, with Sears and Plan Canada

Mississauga News - Resident set to conquer Africa’s highest peak

Global News Toronto - GTA Rollergirls recognized as first charitable roller derby team

Huffington Post - Rick Mercer ice cream looks delicious, helps out kids

Beach Metro Community News - Father proud to be known for his daughter - CBC’s Mercer toasts Bayview students for ‘saving lives’ - Malala Yousafzai’s father, Ziauddin, speaks to students at Secord Elementary school

City News - Malala Yousafzai’s father inspires kids at Toronto school

Toronto Star (Metro Edition) (Torstar) - Malala's father brings message about girls' right to education around globe

Globe and Mail (Metro Edition) (G and M) - Malala plans return to Pakistan

Inside Toronto - Plan Canada highlights Malala Yousafzai’s courage with a children’s book

Toronto Observer - Video: Canadian charity lets artists send a message in Malala-inspired Toronto exhibit - Malala shooting becomes inspiration for children’s book - 15 awe-inspiring Canadian women you need to know - International Women’s Day: ‘Every Day is Malala Day’

Toronto Star - Malala's effect on display - Experience the Malala Effect

The Morning Show - International women's day

Maclean’s - Canada's untapped economic powerhouse

Huffington Post Canada - A loud message from girls for Malala - and the world

49th Shelf - Every day is Malala day

Ottawa Citizen Online - Rosemary McCarney: What’s needed to fill empty seats in the world’s classrooms

Huffington Post Canada - Use this Valentine's Day to plant trees, not destroy them, Rick Mercer Report - Rick Mercer Season 11 Episode 10

Huffington Post Canada - Rosemary McCarney: Ice Storms, Typhoons and Even Wars Can't Beat Human Resilience

Huffington Post Canada - Rosemary McCarney: Three 2013 Moments with Profound Implications for Our Future

Markham Economist and Sun - Get Your Goat Gift to Help Young Women

CP24 - Plan Canada's Gifts of Hope on Animal House Calls

CTV Canada AM - Plan Canada's Rosemary McCarney Speaks About Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Global News - Is Quinoa the New Goat? A Guide to Ethical Gifts for the Holidays

FLARE Magazine - Gift of Giving: 12 Charities to Think of During the Holidays

Ottawa Citizen - Rosemary McCarney: Spotlight shifts away from Typhoon Haiyan, but humanitarian efforts stand firm

BestHealth Magazine - The best holiday gifts are the ones that help someone in need. Here's how you can give back this season. Plan Canada's Gifts of Hope *Newborn checkup* is featured.

Yahoo! Canada Shine - Gifts that give back

CTV News - How Ottawa's $20m is being spent in the Philippines

Feisty, Frugal & Fabulous (blog) - Gift the perfect gift of…a goat!

Canadian Press, Metro News - Red Cross says cash is best way to help typhoon victims, Canadian troops head to scene

Best Health Magazine - Season of giving

Yummy Mummy Club - Beth Hodges: An unstoppable mom

CBC Metro Morning - Metro Morning with Rick Mercer

Metro Ottawa (Ottawa) - Olympian lends girl power to campaign

CHCH Hamilton - International Day of the Girl

Toronto Star - Why girls are 14 times more likely to die in a natural disaster

Vancouver Sun - Disasters put girls in double jeopardy

CTV Ottawa Morning Live - International Day of the Girl - Jennifer Heil

CBC News - Toronto - Malala Yousafzai

CTV NEWS DIRECT 12:00 (CTV-NC), Toronto - CTV News Direct 12:00

Canadian Press / Toronto Star - Olympic moguls champion Jenn Heil raises $1 million for girls' health, education

Kingston Whig-Standard - Gender equality 'A Global Issue'

Chatelaine (Toronto) - Day of the girl - Canada can make a difference in ending child and forced marriage

Alumni Gazette - Advocating for girls on world stage

Northhumberland Today - Strongman to pull in support of African school

Yummy Mummy Club - How to Host a Pink LemonAid Stand

Ottawa Community News - Girl Guide inspires day of giving in Barrhaven; Fundraiser beats goal for second year in a row

Yummy Mummy Club - Girl Power and Pink LemonAid for Because I am a Girl

Fort McMurray - Book sale raises $800 for charity

CTV News - Defeated Lake Ontario swimmers still hope to finish historic crossing

Toronto Star - 5-woman Lake Ontario Because Girls Can relay ends early, swimmers proud

Markham Economist and Sun - Markham student drives change at UN

Ottawa Citizen - Rosemary McCarney: Global action on education doesn’t end with Malala Day

CHCH TV - Morning Live Hamilton - Canadian Youth Ambassador discusses access to education

Global News - Morning Show Toronto - Access to education for youth

Morning Live, CHCH TV Hamilton - Lemon-Aid Stands

Canadian Press - UNICEF Canada set to launch special Syria appeal amid debate over arming rebels

Ottawa Citizen - Rosemary McCarney: Putting people before politics in times of conflict

Toronto Sun - Selling pink lemonade to raise funds for Because I Am A Girl

CBC News: Toronto - Pink lemon-aid power

AdNews - Plan Canada breaks new brand campaign

Canada Newswire - Calgary: Bangladesh needs your help

Huffington Post Canada - A Special Countdown to Save the World's Mothers
Blog by Rosemary McCarney

Ottawa Citizen - Tanjina Mirza: How the garment industry transformed Bangladesh

Ottawa Citizen - Rosemary McCarney: How sunflower seeds became one of Pakistan’s most powerful weapons

Huffington Post Canada - Urbanization Brings Great Opportunities, But Can We Survive its Risks?
Blog by Rosemary McCarney

Huffington Post Canada - End Poverty by 2030, But Who Are We Leaving Behind?
Blog by Rosemary McCarney

Huffington Post Canada - Mali: The People Behind the Headlines
Blog by Rosemary McCarney

Strategy Magazine - CASSIES Gold: Plan Canada’s girl power

CBC News - Mali humanitarian crisis may lie ahead, aid groups warn

SaanichNews - Helping create a picture perfect world

CBC News - Canada's Haiti partners 'saddened' by Ottawa's aid review

TVO - The Agenda: More Than a Four Letter Word?
Rosemary McCarney: The Future of the World's Girls

Northhumberland News - Cobourg kids help build a school in Africa

The Globe and Mail - Haiti stunned by Fantino plan to freeze aid

CTV News - Dangers for women in India

Toronto Star - Schoolkids around globe fear sexual, physical abuse, Plan Canada report says

Metro News - School girls in West Africa forced to trade sex with teachers for grades

680 News - One in four Canadian girls experience sexual abuse: Report

National Post - Rosemary McCarney named One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women in 2012 Awards

Waterstone Human Capital - Announcing Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2012: Plan Canada

National Post - Negotiating a maze of bottom lines

Vancouver Sun - Gifts of Hope inspire families to make a difference

Huffington Post Canada - Living With Risk and Learning from Disaster Post-Sandy
Blog by Rosemary McCarney

South Asian Generation Next - Investing in the girl child, and in society

Women of Influence - Top 25 Women of Influence 2012: Rosemary McCarney

Toronto Star - Plan Canada's commitment

Huffington Post Canada - Making Sure Girls Matter Every Day of the Year is Paramount - Blog post by Rosemary McCarney

Toronto Star - Girls around the world face violence in schools: Report

Metro Toronto - Shooting of 14-year-old activist mars first day of ‘Girl Child’ celebrations / Breakfast Television - Olympic gold medalist celebrates first-ever International Day of the Girl

Canada AM / CTV News - Because I am a Girl shines a light on the importance of education for girls

Yahoo! Canada News - ‘International Day of the Girl’ U.N. campaign aims to promote gender equality for girls

Global News - Monuments going pink to support International Day of the Girl

Global News: Global BC - By the numbers: International Day of the Girl

CTV Vancouver Island - Local Lessons on International Day of the Girl

Victoria News - International Day of the Girl Child

The Toronto Observer - Girls take over Yonge and Dundas Square

Toronto Standard - International Day of the Girl

The Vancouver Sun - Gender and age put girls at a double disadvantage

Embassy Magazine - Will the Sahel fund be another ‘Band-Aid’ solution?

Embassy Magazine - Let’s build on our success for mothers and children in developing countries -- joint op-ed, by Rosemary McCarney et al. - Smart With A Heart

Huffington Post Canada - What We Have to Learn from 142 of the World's Girls - Blog by Rosemary McCarney

Huffington Post Canada - Green Hunger, Mothers' Hopes, and a Child's Cry for Peace in Burkina Faso - Blog by Rosemary McCarney

Yahoo! Canada News - Chief of Plan Canada aid group warns of impending famine in West Africa’s Sahel region

Huffington Post Canada - Giving Girls in Ghana the tools to make a difference - Blog by Plan Youth advocate / BIAAG Speakers Bureau representative – Adiba Hasnat

EMC Barrhaven - Lemonade stands become vehicle for change, Barrhaven friends raise more than $1,500 for Plan Canada initiative

Huffington Post Canada - Sahel food crisis is not just another African tragedy - Blog by Rosemary McCarney

Canadian Living - Marnie McBean – promoting girls’ rights around the world!

Huffington Post Canada - How Youth Can Change the World - Blog post by Rosemary McCarney

Toronto Sun - Canadian youth take action on international issues, child poverty

Toronto Star - Sahel drought threatens millions

AlertNet - Reuters - Plan lauds Canadian $10m Sahel lead ahead of UK Hunger Summit

CBC News - West Africa food crisis matching fund launched by Ottawa

Huffington Post Canada - How a Journey to Mali Changed the Way I Give to Charity

Chatelaine Magazine - Life in Mali: Famine on the horizon

Ottawa Citizen - Grade 3 girl’s ‘LemonAid’ project raises $1,500 for Plan

Embassy - Fantino wasn't on anyone's short list except PM's: aid rep

Niagara This Week - Students trying to help girls around the globe

The Western Producer - West Africans face starvation, hunger

Ottawa Citizen - Barrhaven girl, 8, has big plans for lemonAID stand - 2012 Charity 100

Vancouver Sun - Hunger stalks Africa - again

Canadian Press - No birth certificate means kids ripe for exploitation in poor countries: expert (Note: This story has been published in 38 different outlets.)

Canadian Press - Rona Ambrose's star rises in government

Huffington Post Canada - President and CEO Rosemary McCarney's Blog Post: Foor for Thought on World Refugee Day

Toronto Star - Pemberton's motto: Do good work

Calgary Herald - Canada Sings pits Stampede Casino staff against bankers

InsideToronto - De La Salle College girls help kick off Because I am a Girl campaign

CBC Sports - Women, Sport and Horse Sense

The Globe and Mail - A wedding gift for more than the bride and groom

InsideToronto - Plan Canada trip turns into CONTACT photo exhibit

Huffington Post Canada - Mother's Day Gifts: Finding The Perfect Gift That Gives Back

Canadian Living - Does the world need more girls?

Village Gamer - New Online Game Launched On World Malaria Day To Combat Deadly Disease

Huffington Post Canada - President and CEO Rosemary McCarney’s Blog Post: Empowered Girls Become Empowered Women

CP24 Breakfast TV - Smartgirl Challenge: Plan Canada's Because I am a girl and Glaceau Smartwater initiative

Royal City Record - Making mom a heroine

PR Web - Vivalogue Publishing Brings Ethical Giving to Mother's Day

Toronto Star - Act quickly to avert African famine

Global Toronto - Plan Canada's Because I am a Girl on the Morning Show

Regina Leader-Post - Canadian girls helping women and babies in Tanzania

Toronto Star - New campaign aims to help 50 million kids whose births were never registered

Inside Toronto - International Day of the Girl Aims to Empower Young Women

CP24 - World Celebrates International Women's Day

Metro News Toronto - Campaign Speaker Shows What an Empowered Girl Can Do


Sympatico News - Celebrating International Women’s Day

Toronto Sun - Pushing Girl Power

Plan Canada Media Advisory - Join 500 Toronto girls as they celebrate International Women’s Day with the Honourable Minister Ambrose, Plan Canada and the Toronto District School Board

Globe and Mail - NGOs are part of the mining conversation

Ottawa Citizen - Private sector becomes key player in Canada’s overseas aid

Canada Embraces International Day of the Girl Child - by Rosemary McCarney, CEO of Plan Canada and the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Canadian Minister for the Status of Women

Women of Influence Magazine - Rosemary McCarney Named to Top 25 Women of Influence

Toronto Star - Gifts That Multiply

Yahoo! - Plan Canada Gifts of Hope Featured on Yahoo! Canada Gift Guide - Reversing a troubling trend - Connaught students help ‘Because I am a Girl’ campaign

Impowerage, An Online Magazine Redefining Aging - Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro at Age 60 - This Season, Give the Gift of Giving

Harbour Breton Coaster - Day of the Girl – Local Youth Agree with Idea to Help Girls Around the World

Globe and Mail - Ignoring instincts was worst mistake for Plan Canada chief

Huffington Post Canada - President and CEO Rosemary McCarney’s Blog Post: Investing in Girls Is Good for Boys

Globe and Mail - Canadian Teens Ambivalent About Gender Inequality

National Post - Many Canadian Youths Believe in Old-Fashion Gender Roles: Study

Toronto Star - Gender Stereotypes Still Persist Even Among Youth

CTV/Canada AM - Gender Stereotypes Persist Among Young Canadians

Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women - Statement on International Day of the Girl, September 22, 2011

Inter Press Service (Global) - Tapping Boys in the Struggle for Girls' Equal Rights

Toronto Star - Plan International, Which has Focused on Girls Since 2007, Shifts Attention to Boys

The Weather Network - Long Road Ahead for Famine-hit Horn of Africa

Huffington Post Canada - Africa Needs Our Help to Overcome its Latest Famine

National Post - Why is this happening again?

CBC News - Canadian famine aid

Metro Toronto - Aid groups want Canada to step up for Africa

Huffington Post Canada - Rosemary McCarney, Plan Canada CEO, Recalls First Experience With Famine in East Africa

The Toronto Star - As hunger turns to famine in East Africa, a dire call for help

Globe and Mail - Somalia: The horror of famine in a failed state

Metro Montreal - La Coalition humanitaire sonne l’alarme face à la famine en Somalie

CTV News - Drought crisis: Marko Lesukat, Plan International

Globe and Mail - Development minister seeks first-hand look at East Africa’s ‘slow-onset’ calamity

CBC News - Analysis: Drought in the Horn of Africa – does the world still care?

The Toronto Star - Severe crisis grips East Africa

The Toronto Star - East African 'drought is the worst in 60 years'

Huffington Post Canada - Cholera in Cameroon: An Avoidable Tragedy

A-Morning Ottawa - Because I am a Girl

Metro News - What a girl needs … is to be given a chance

t.o.night - t.o.night talks: Jennifer Heil

Times & Transcript - Bernard Richard to be honoured

Huffington Post Canada - The digital divide: Why girls need access to technology

CBC News - Former youth advocate focusing on Haiti Kids

CNN International - Education on the African air waves - The List: 16 Gifts for Mother’s Day - Mother’s Day Gifts that Give Back - Five things to do this weekend: Ride the rails & don’t forget your Discman

Telegraph-Journal Fredericton - New Brunswick’s defender of the vulnerable leaves his post

The Calgary Herald - Great place to be a girl

The Montreal Gazette - Room for improvement in Canada’s sexual equality: Global report

24 Hours Toronto - A familiar voice to make change heard

Metro Toronto - Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau: “There’s still work to do”

CP24 News - International Women's Day marked nationwide

Metro Edmonton - Events across city celebrate women

Business News Network - SqueezePlay : 100th Anniversary International Women's Day - 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day: We ask women we admire and respect to weigh in on the meaning of this day

National Post - Canada Announces Support For An International Day Of The Girl - Rona Ambrose on International Women's Day - Valentine’s Day – Gift Ideas

Toronto Sun - Buy your honey a bunny for Valentine's Day

CTV National News - PM predicts 'wave of hope' as he opens UN meeting

Calgary Sun - Heil saying goodbye to slopes

Globe and Mail - Rosemary McCarney: Don’t give up on Haiti

CP24 News - A year after earthquake, Haitians take life one day at a time

24 Hours Toronto - Haiti, by those who know it best

CBC News - Haiti - One Year Later

The Montreal Gazette - Many survivors remain 'invisible'

Metro Ottawa - NGO seeks support to rebuild in Haiti

The Vancouver Sun - One year after Haiti quake, some survivors still 'invisible' without documents

The Calgary Herald - One year after Haiti quake, some survivors still 'invisible' without documents

The Montreal Gazette - One year after Haiti quake, some survivors still 'invisible' without documents

Canada East - Bernard Richard touring Port-au-Prince until Monday

CBC Radio Ottawa - Anniversary of the Massive Earthquake in Haiti

A-Morning Ottawa - Haiti Rebuild

Times & Transcript - N.B. ombudsman visiting ravaged Haiti

Telegraph-Journal - Advocate visits Haiti as quake anniversary nears

The Hip and Urban Girl’s Guide - Re-Gifting Wars Party

Global News - Celebrating Haiti’s promising future one year after the earthquake

The Toronto Star - The personal cost of doing good - Markham girl helps Tanzanians - Teacher to Tanzania

CBC News - Where's my goat? - Editor's Picks: Gifts That Give Back

Metro News - Charity is the gift that keeps on giving

Winnipeg Free Press - Goats as stocking stuffers help stuff charity coffers at Christmas

Ottawa Citizen - Gifts that give back: Forget perfume and designer sweaters. This holiday, give presents that can help change lives

Calgary Herald - Our Swerviest Holiday Gift Guide

Inside Toronto - Give and receive - List of charities where you get a gift when you give one - Gift guide: Price points for every budget

The Gazette - Focus On: Freestyle skiing. Heil is driven this season by the chance to win her sixth moguls Crystal Globe and world championship in singles

Toronto Sun - The art of giving

Digital Journal - Canadians say 'yes' to ethical gift giving for the holidays: Plan survey

Edmonton Journal - Life-changing gifts really matter

CTV National News - Lisa LaFlamme on Haiti - Canada to combat child exploitation in sex tourism

Western Law Alumni Magazine 2010 - Making a difference: Rosemary’s Plan for the Future - Helping Girls Rise Up

The Toronto Star - Bright lights, big city — does it work for girls in the developing world?

The Globe and Mail - Teenage girls can change the world

The Toronto Star - G8 commitment to poor mothers and children not nearly enough, critics say

680News - Pregnancy still the number one cause of death for girls age 15-19 worldwide; Plan Canada

CBC News - G20 Street Level: Meet the team

CBC News - Maternal, child health goals set by aid groups

CTV News - Latest G8 report CTV News Channel Rosemary McCarney Plan Canada

Globe and Mail - Focus or die: The G8 fights for survival

The Spruce Grove Examiner - Spruce Grove plans to ‘Hoop It Up With Jenn’

The Toronto Star - What Canada needs to do at G20: deliver for moms, babies

The Warehouse - What's Your Plan? Sitting Down with Plan Canada

The Montreal Gazette - How to save lives in Africa

Winnipeg Free Press - Charleswood School students show their girl power

Moose Jaw Times Herald - Because I am a Girl program comes to Moose Jaw

The Southwest Booster - Leadership Seminar at Waldeck School an eye opener

Winnipeg Free Press - Charleswood School students show their girl power

Globe and Mail - For Haiti’s children, school is also a place to heal

Metro Ottawa – Students fundraise to sponsor herd for Ugandans.

The Vancouver Sun – Very Last Minute Gift Guide

The Vancouver Sun – Gifts that give back to the world

CTV Ottawa – Glebe goatees for goats coverage

Toronto Star – Birth registration protects children

Globe and Mail – Writer donates prize money to Plan’s Gifts of Hope – Make a charitable donation this holiday – Hip hop artists bring message of equality to Etobicoke schoolgirls

The Vancouver Sun – Trapped behind a wall of poverty

The Daily Gleaner – In search of a simple Christmas

Globe and Mail – Santa's skipping our house

Montreal Families Magazine – Gifts that Teach Kids about Charity

Vancouver Province – Give for the Greater Good

Girl Works Magazine – Plan Canada Gifts of Hope – Swap the traditional reindeer for a goat and make a difference

Best Health Magazine – Holiday gift ideas under $20 – Girls night to empower students

CNN – Counting the world's 'invisible' children

Globe and Mail – Women have never striven more for less

AFP – West African girls worst victims of economic crisis - NGO

Calgary Herald – What It Means To Be A Calgary Girl

Winnipeg Free Press – Girls tell their stories to documentary crew

The Vancouver Sun – Pop star helps girls of the world

The Vancouver Sun – Video: Because I Am A Girl

Times Online – Charity action speaks louder than words

East Ottawa Star – Shining a spotlight on social justice

The Ottawa Citizen – Filmmaker gets girls to share their voice

CBC Breakout – Empowering Girls

CTV News Channel – Indonesia quake – Jenn Heil stoking the dreams of girls abroad – Failing to educate girls costs poor countries billions

The Globe and MailExperts' call to action: Invest in women, reverse poverty

The Globe and MailInvesting in girls pays off in social and economic progress by Belinda Stronach

The Toronto StarHow can you save the world? Start with her

For media inquiries, please contact:

Bob Neufeld

Senior Manager, Media and Public Relations
Plan Canada
T: 416-920-1654 ext. 364

Ogho Ikhalo

Senior Manager, Media and Public Relations
Plan Canada
T: 416-920-1654 ext. 468

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