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10/11/2018 - Majority of Canadian girls report experiencing gender discrimination and have a female friend who has been sexually harassed

10/10/2018 - Sophie Grégoire Trudeau joins Plan International Canada and youth for symbolic 'Moment of Defiance' to mark International Day of the Girl & one year of #MeToo.

10/08/2018 - Plan International Canada Collaborating with Twitter and the United Nations to Launch a Twitter Emoji for #DayOfTheGirl

10/01/2018 - Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: growing concern for children affected by the disaster

10/01/2018 - Plan International Canada and Bleublancrouge “Defy Normal”

08/28/2018 - Plan International Canada’s Vice President of Philanthropy, Aaron Sanderson, recognized by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Forty Under 40 list

06/09/2018 - Education is elevated on the global agenda – Canadian coalition of leading development, humanitarian and grassroots advocacy organizations welcomes historic announcement for the education of children – especially girls – living in crisis-situations

06/05/2018 - More than 160,000 Canadian and global citizens call on world leaders to make education for children in crises a priority, ensuring girls are not left behind.

06/04/2018 - Plan International Canada applauds minister Bibeau's game changing approach to achieving the global goals by inviting girls to the table.

04/18/2018 - Canadians call for action at G7 Summit

04/13/2018 - Youth leader from G7 countries convene in Ottawa for Y7 summit

03/04/2018 - Rick Mercer to celebrate 11-year legacy of Plan International Canada’s Spread the Net Student Challenge and showcase 2017/18 winners on Tuesday’s Rick Mercer Report

16/03/2018 - Plan International Canada to attend Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai to advocate for Canada’s leadership in education in Crises

7/03/2018 - Plan International Canada and the Rick Mercer announce the winning schools of the 2017-2018 Spread the Net Student Challenge

7/03/2018 - This International Women’s Day, Plan International Canada Releases New Data Highlighting the Behavioural Impact of the #MeToo Movement

2/28/2018 - Plan International Canada applauds federal government's decision to put gender at the core of the 2018 budget

2/08/2018 - Plan International Canada Leads a Conversation on International Development in the #MeToo Era

2/07/2018 - Newly launched Girls’ Rights Platform reveals that international laws are failing girls

1/25/2018 - Plan International Canada welcomes Canada’s announcement to double funding for the Global Partnership for Education

11/30/2017 - Plan International Canada Welcomes Three New Board Members

11/23/2017 - Plan International Canada calls on Canadians who are hungry to make a difference with 5,000 food baskets challenge

11/22/2017 - Plan International Canada President & CEO, Caroline Riseboro recognized as a one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

10/31/2017 - 7 aid agencies call on Canadians to support the Rohingya Crisis appeal

10/11/2017 - Plan International Canada concludes International Day of the Girl celebrations with TSX bell ringing and youth roundtable

10/11/2017 - Plan international Canada celebrates International Day of the Girl with Youth panel event

10/10/2017 - Plan International Canada declares #GirlsBelongHere to mark the sixth International Day of the Girl

10/06/2017 - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows that #GirlsBelongHere by sharing his role with young woman for the day

10/05/2017 - Plan International Canada applauds federal funding for Rohingya crisis

10/03/2017 - Sophie Grégoire Trudeau joins young women for Plan International Canada roundtable on bridging the “dream gap”

09/27/2017 - Rick Mercer and Plan International Canada celebrate 11th annual Spread the Net Student Challenge

09/25/2017 - “Challenge Accepted!” Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, responds to young woman’s challenge to share his office for the day as part of Plan International Canada’s #GirlsBelongHere initiative

08/17/2017 - Canadians come together to help fight famine

07/11/2017 - Plan International Canada Welcomes government of Canada funding to address sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa

06/19/2017 - Plan International Canada applauds Canada's new strategy to address gender-based violence

06/15/2017 - Plan International Canada Calls On Canadians to Help Change the Birth Story

06/09/2017 - Feminist international assistance policy a welcome step towards gender equality

05/29/2017 - 7 aid agencies working together to fight famine

05/15/2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY – Plan International Canada and "Power of The Purse" charity event join forces with acclaimed filmmaker to empower women farmers in Pakistan

03/13/2017 - Need a Source: Plan International Canada President & CEO Available to Speak about Women’s Economic Empowerment at CSW61

03/08/2017 - Plan International Canada calls on Canadians to #ChangetheStory to unite for gender equality

03/08/2017 - News Release − Rick Mercer and Plan International Canada celebrate winners of the tenth annual Spread the Net Student Challenge to prevent malaria

03/07/2017 - Media Advisory − Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to join Plan International Canada in celebration of International Women’s Day

02/24/2017 - Millions of children facing starvation in East Africa

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Media coverage

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Huffington PostCaroline Riseboro: I Want My Son To Grow Up In A World Free Of Deadly Epidemics

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Huffington PostCaroline Riseboro: Female Olympians Are Not Their Appearance Or Marital Status

Huffington PostYouth Are Ready To Take On The World

Huffington PostCaroline Riseboro: To End Rape Culture, We Must Re-Evaluate Notions Of Manhood

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Huffington PostCaroline Riseboro: Is Canada's Revised Anthem Gender Neutral Or Gender Equal?

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Huffington Post Ivette Fonseca: Not All Tourism Is Good For Canadians

Huffington Post Caroline Riseboro: Embrace Our Shared Humanity This World Refugee Day

Huffington Post Caroline Riseboro: We Must Exercise Our Power To Stand With Girls

Huffington Post Caroline Riseboro: Humanity Must Take The High Road To Solve Real Issues

Huffington Post Yona Nestel: Why Education Cannot Wait In Emergencies

Huffington Post Caroline Riseboro: Empowering Adolescent Girls Strengthens Women's Rights Worldwide

Huffington Post Adam Graham: The End Of The Malaria Epidemic Is Within Reach

Huffington Post Caroline Riseboro: Raise Your Voice And #LiftHerUp Today

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