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Press releases

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

12/01/2016 - NEED-A-SOURCE: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women – What Canadians can do to advance gender equality

11/28/2016 - Plan International Canada celebrates Giving Tuesday with Gifts of Hope

11/23/2016 - Media Advisory – Plan International Canada opens Gifts of Hope holiday pop-up shop

11/03/2016 - Plan International Canada and Strømme Foundation launch the PASS+ project in West Africa with the goal of seeing over 180,000 children in the classroom

10/11/2016 - EY commits multi year support to Plan International Canada for emergency disaster response

10/07/2016 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to join Plan International Canada in celebration of International Day of the Girl

10/05/2016 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Toronto Eaton Centre

10/04/2016 - Rick Mercer and Plan International Canada celebrate tenth annual Spread The Net Student Challenge

10/04/2016 - NEED A SOURCE: Experts available to speak about Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

09/28/2016 - Challenge Accepted! Canadian leaders to give up their seats to acknowledge that ‘Girls Belong Here’ on International Day of the Girl

09/26/2016 - Give Up Your Seat for International Day of the Girl, Girls Challenge Canadian Leaders

09/20/2016 - $64.5 million in new humanitarian funding is unprecedented, says Plan International Canada

09/20/2016 - Plan International Canada has high expectations for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take feminist approach to refugee crisis at UNGA

09/17/2016 - Plan International Canada congratulates Global fund on reaching $13B goal, urges world not to forget most vulnerable, adolescent girls

09/15/2016 - Need a source: Plan International Canada spokespeople at Global Fund Replenishment Conference

07/05/2016 - Leading for peace in Colombia – Plan International Canada launches new initiative to support victims affected by armed conflict

05/02/2016 - It’s time to hold the world accountable for action on girls’ rights

05/02/2016 - Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau joins Plan International Canada for the Girl Empowerment Forum

04/28/2016 - Support to the survivors of the Ecuador earthquake

04/22/2016 - 60 Days for 60 Million Displaced People

04/21/2016 - NEED-A-SOURCE: Nepal Earthquake - One Year Later Update from the field: Plan International on-the-ground in Nepal

03/15/2016 - Plan International Canada joins global partners at UN conference to empower girls around the world

03/10/2016 - Rick Mercer and Plan International Canada congratulate winners of the ninth annual Spread the Net Student Challenge to prevent malaria

03/07/2016 - Caroline Riseboro joins Plan International Canada as President and CEO

03/07/2016 - Plan International Canada calls on Canadians to unleash the power of their voices for girls’ and women’s rights

03/02/2016 - Syria joint campaign and matching fund ends, but humanitarian needs remain

03/02/2016 - #LiftHerUp this International Women’s Day

02/08/2016 - More Assistance Welcomed for Syrian Refugee Crisis

02/08/2016 - Born On Time: new Canadian-led initiative tackles leading cause of child mortality

01/21/2016 - Plan Canada welcomes four new members to the Board of Directors

01/14/2016 - Plan Canada welcomes Caroline Riseboro as new President and CEO

01/07/2016 - A New Year Brings New Hope from Canada for Syrian Relief Efforts

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Media coverage

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

The Huffington Post BlogTake Up Space With Your Voice

Devex5 takeaways from Canada's 2017 aid budget

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The Huffington Post BlogWhat's Missing From Our Mission To End Malaria?

The Globe and MailOrganizations need to redefine differing gender-based expectation

The Toronto StarWalking together on International Women’s Day

The Huffington Post Blog80 Years On And Not Enough Has Changed

The Huffington Post BlogYou Won't Learn How Important Water Is Until It's Gone

The Huffington Post BlogWhen Passion Collides With Purpose, Anything Is Possible

The Huffington Post BlogRemember The Women's March When Times Are Tough

Ottawa CitizenGillard and Riseboro: How Canada can help boost girls' education globally

Huffington Post BlogWhat Do The World's Refugee Children Want To Tell You In 140 Characters?

Metro NewsA gift of charity goes a long way

Yahoo NewsRich givers motivated by direct results, less wealthy donate to help collective: study

BT CalgaryGifts of Hope

BT Giving back this holiday season with Gifts of Hope

Huffington Post BlogCanada Must Be A Shining Light For World's Women During Dark Days

Huffington Post BlogThis Giving Tuesday, Let's Own Our Canadian Identity

Huffington Post BlogDonald Trump's Win Demands That We All Fight Harder

Huffington Post BlogGirls Can Be Superheroes And Boys Can Be Princesses

CTV NewsPM Trudeau in Africa recognizes different pace in respecting human rights

Financial Post‘In order to make something happen, you have to dream it first’: Plan International Canada’s CEO

CBCSophie Grégoire Trudeau on empowerment and 'locker room talk' for International Day of the Girl

Huffington PostParliament Hill Opens Up To Girls Who Belong There

CBCGirls MP For a Day

Radio Canada InternationalCampaigns seek to empower girls

Huffington Post«Les filles ont leur place ici et partout ailleurs où les décisions sont prises» - Sophie Grégoire Trudeau (VIDÉO), Huffington Post Québec

TVA NouvellesSophie Grégoire-Trudeau incite les filles à prendre leur place

CTVSophie Gregoire Trudeau on empowering young women

Global NewsCanada celebrates International Day of the Girl

Metro NewsSophie Gregoire Trudeau to open TSX to mark International Day of the Girl

Huffington PostSophie Grégoire Trudeau Calls On Men To Do More To Help Empower Girls

Yahoo FinanceWomen of all ages can make a difference in the world

The Toronto Star12 trillion reasons to end the world’s repression of girls

The Toronto StarWhy eight girls are walking in politicians’ shoes: Porter

the Huffington Post BlogWhen It Comes To Girls' Empowerment, Seeing Is Believing

Metro NewsTeen experiences one of environment minister’s ‘craziest, busiest’ days

Lethbridge Alberta Harder has a shadow to help extend women’s equality in politics, law

The Hill TimesWhat everyone’s afraid to say: we can’t achieve the Global Goals

CBC RadioInnovative Campaign Empowering Girls

Ad newsPlan Canada begins Rally Behind Her campaign

StrategyCheck it out: Plan Canada rallies support

DevexCanada to push Global Fund focus on vulnerable populations

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

Huffington PostMadeline Baker: Humanitarians Work Tirelessly Toward A Vision Of Shared Humanity

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

Today’s ParentCaroline Riseboro: Raising strong daughters: How to boost girls’ self-esteem

Chatelaine MagazineCaroline Riseboro: Why Teen Girls Are the Most Vulnerable Group on Earth

Globe and MailCaroline Riseboro: New leadership role? Take the first 100 days slowly

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

Huffington Post Caroline Riseboro: Beyond Brexit, Let's Take A Cue From Our Youth

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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