Diviya is 14 years old and lives in Toronto. An active member of Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl Speakers Bureau, she’s passionate about girls’ rights and social justice. Visit h[...]
Hi! My name is Gillian and I was an intern at Plan Canada this summer. I am from Toronto and am going into my fourth year of studying International Development and Gender Studies a[...]
It’s been one month since education activist Malala Yousafzai shined a spotlight on the importance of girls’ education. So, what’s next in the quest in getting access of education [...]
Today we have the inside scoop on how to start a Because I am a Girl Club from Miranda, a grade 11 student in Ontario. When Miranda joined the Because I am a Girl Speaker's Bu[...]
We did it! Today the UN has formally adopted October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child!!!!
As Minister for the Status of Women Canada, MP Rona Ambrose has taken on t[...]
What do you get when you cross a slumber party with a fundraiser? A Slumber-Raiser!
Speaker's Bureau Girl Sydney decided she wanted to do something for girls' rights. She har[...]
Our Speaker's Bureau members are real, live advocates for girls' rights. They believe in the cause of girls and have decided to do something about it. Today, they share how adv[...]
How would YOU make a difference for girls around the world?
That was the question posed by MuchMusic in their Because I am a Girl contest this past October. Young Canadians [...]
That's the reason that Kadra joined the Because I am a Girl Speakers Bureau in 2009. Even though she gets anxiety about speaking in public, the York University[...]
Our amazing Because I am a Girl Speaker's Bureau strikes again! A group of our spokesgirls headed to Ottawa to speak on behalf of girls a couple of weeks ago. I got the chance to c[...]
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