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Category: Empowering girls

10 Ways Your Support Ignites Girls’ Potential

Smiling girl in front of a chalkboard with drawings all over it

We want all girls to believe in themselves, realize that they matter, and reach their full potential.

You can help by supporting girls’ programs in Canada.

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Q&A with Raj Kaur Khaira: How Sweets and Superheroes Pave the Way for Equality

Photo of Raj Kaur Khaira taken by Raj Gedhu

Activist and author Raj Kaur Khaira created The Pink Ladoo Project in 2015, a global gender equality campaign to inspire and give South Asian families the tools to celebrate girls’ births.

For her, the whole idea came from sweets.

In some South Asian cultures, ladoo are sweets that are traditionally given out to celebrate the birth of a boy. But there is no equivalent to mark the birth of a girl. Raj was inspired to change that.

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Teaching Halifax its HERitage: YWCA Girls Make Diverse Local Heritage Minutes

Many Canadians are familiar with Heritage Minutes, but the Youth Advisory Council at YWCA Halifax saw a need for a more diverse and local history education.

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Girls Got Game Goes Global

A photo of the lobby of the United Nations

Facilitator of Girls Got Game, Camila Serna, attended the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in March, and has taken many of the lessons she learned there back to the girls group.

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