When you support
Because I am a Girl, you join a growing movement of girls’ rights
champions who are committed to helping girls step into their power and shape their communities. Here you
can learn more about how your support is driving equality forward, as well as see your impact through
the eyes of the girls you’re helping reach every day with empowerment opportunities.
Three Girls Who Altered Their Plans for the Altar
Adaya*, Cristina and Sandra each have unique passions and pursuits, from martial arts to marine
biology. But they all agree that early and forced marriage isn’t part of their plan. Yet, 12
million girls under the age of 18 get married every year. How did Adaya, Cristina and Sandra escape
this harmful practice that is difficult to avoid for millions of girls?
No Shame: Dads and Daughters Discuss Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
In parts of Zimbabwe, stigma around sexual and reproductive health is harming
girls’ relationships – with their bodies and with their parents. Watch
how our project – in partnership with the Global Fund – is helping dads
and daughters openly discuss topics like menstruation, HIV/AIDS and health rights.
Learn more about special offers & other ways to get involved!
MYTAGALONGS MOTHER’s DAY
“Gift & give” COLLABORATION
Mother’s Day gives us all a chance to honour the inspiring mother
figures in our lives. It can also be a chance to share support with moms we
may never meet, but who are doing all they can to raise children amid
extreme obstacles like poverty and vast inequality.
Treat yourself or your loved ones to a beautiful – and
practical – gift from the MYTAGALONGS and you’ll also be
helping empower entrepreneurial moms facing immense challenges in
Just enter this code at check-out (MYTAGPLAN25) to receive 25% off your full
MYTAGALONGS online purchase. When you use this code, 25% of the original
purchase price will also go to the mom
shop Gift of Hope – meaning your savings can
help global moms gain income and life-saving resources.
I tell my daughter that the world is full of opportunities ready for her
to take on; how could I not want the same for all girls? I’m proud
to partner with Plan International Canada’s initiative to reduce
barriers for girls and women around the world so all can claim their
right to thrive.”
– Nicole Authier, Founder of MYTAGALONGS long-time Plan
International Canada supporter
Nicole Authier launched MYTAGALONGS in 2006 to
help women-on-the-go stay organized. Today, the collection includes a
wide selection of fashionable and functional bags and accessories to
support a more sustainable lifestyle.
MYTAGALONGS also contributes to Plan
International Canada’s Because I
am a Girl project and Child Sponsorship
programs, helping support our work to protect and promote girls’
rights and create a more just and equal world for all children.
*Entitles customers to take 25% off any
purchase, excluding applicable taxes. Offer valid from April 27,
2023 at 9:00 am EST to May 27, 2023 at 11:59 pm PST.
Discount cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or
coupons. Returned items will be refunded at the discounted price. No
minimum spend required. Not applicable to prior purchases. Not
redeemable for cash. Online only.
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