Tag Archives: Day of the Girl

Whose Day is it, Anyway?

This post was originally shared on the National Eating Disorder Information Centre’s  blog. ———————————————————————————————————- October 11 was the inaugural International Day of the Girl. Several Canadian girl-centred organizations coordinated celebratory events and began the important work of facilitating dialogues around … Continue reading

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International Day of the Girl 2012

Part I. The first ever International Day of the Girl Child is here! How did Girl Guides of Canada –Guides du Canada (GGC) celebrate this special day online? By collecting and amplifying girls’ voices on our YouTube channel! Here are … Continue reading

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The first ever International Day of the Girl Child is October 11, 2012! The United Nations declared this day as a time to recognize girls and young women as citizens and powerful agents of change in their lives, the lives … Continue reading

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Guiding Girls into Advocacy: International Day of the Girl Child

On December 16, 2011, the United Nations formally adopted October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Guider Heather shares her reasons for doing her part in encouraging her girls to advocate for this special day. ———————————————————- Recently … Continue reading

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We Need a Day of the Girl Because…

Girl Guides of Canada -Guides du Canada officially endorsed Plan Canada’s Because I Am A Girl campaign to enable Guiding Units across Canada to learn about speaking out and taking action. In support of their initiative to make September 22nd … Continue reading

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Making Girl’s Health Matter

Here in Canada, it’s easy to say that health is a human right and not a privilege. But as we mark World Health Day 2011 on April 7, it’s time to consider the part we all play in supporting health … Continue reading

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Special Message: Girls Rights Matter! Celebrating International Women’s Day

A special Message from The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister for Status of Women Hey Girl Guides of Canada! Thank you for letting me contribute to your blog on this very special occasion, the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day. As … Continue reading

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