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La Fondation Filles d'Action a participé à la fondation et la formation de plus de 100 programmes start-up pour filles. Aujourd'hui, en collaboration avec des partenaires locaux, Filles d'Action renforce les compétences et la confiance des filles d'un bout à l'autre du pays, y compris dans les quartiers défavorisés et les collectivités du Nord.

 

Si vous voulez en savoir plus sur la Fondation Filles d'Action, ou encore inviter un membre de notre équipe à prendre la parole lors de votre événement, demander une entrevue avec un porte-parole ou avoir accès à des photos supplémentaires de notre travail, veuillez contacter Jennifer Addison par courriel à l'adresse jennifer@girlsactionfoundation.ca.

 

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February 13, 2015

FEBRUARY 14TH: NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION TO ADDRESS GIRLS’ AND WOMEN’S ISSUES ACROSS CANADA

Montreal (QC), February 13th, 2015 - For Girls Action Foundation, Valentine’s Day is more about meaningful action than pink hearts and chocolate. For the 11th consecutive year, girls and young women across Canada are mobilizing for the National Day of Action to create projects that highlight issues important to them and their communities.

February 13, 2014

GIRLS ACTION FOUNDATION HOSTS 10TH NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION

Montreal – February 13, 2014 – Starting February 14th, for the tenth consecutive year, Girls Action Foundation is inviting members of its national network, including community organisations belonging to diverse communities from across Canada, to change the script on Valentine’s Day with a call to action!

February 28, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: GIRLS IN CANADA SUBJECT TO DATING VIOLENCE, SELF-HARM, LOW SELF-ESTEEM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

Montreal - February 28, 2013: On the eve of International Women’s Day, a new report, Beyond Appearances: Brief on the Main Issues Facing Girls in Canada, uncovers the real story of girls’ lives in Canada. The never before compiled information reveals that girls still face many hurdles despite gains in education and legal equality.

February 06, 2013

YOUNG LEADERS TAKE HEART ON V-DAY

Montreal – February 6, 2013 – Despite the on-going gender gap in politics, government and business, on Valentine’s Day, young women across Canada are showing what it means to be a leader – if not in public office or the board room, in their communities. 

September 18, 2012

WANTED: YOUNG WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES

Montreal - September 18, 2012: Men are still outnumbering women in government, business and decision-making roles. “While gains have been made in the past decades, there is a lot of work yet to be done,” says Saman Ahsan, Executive Director of Girls Action Foundation. “We believe in starting young to cultivate girls’ leadership especially in marginalized communities,” she adds. It’s a message Ahsan will take to Light a Spark, a Toronto event being held on October 4th to encourage advancing young womens’ leadership, and to celebrate the first UN-declared International Day of the Girl Child (to be marked on October 11 each year).

March 26, 2012

NATIONAL INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES TOP AWARDS TO INNOVATORS IN FIRST NATIONS, MÉTIS AND INUIT EDUCATION AND LEARNING

Toronto - March 26, 2012: Ashoka Canada, The Counselling Foundation of Canada, The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative, and partners* announce award-winning ideas and projects that take the top honours in the Changemakers Initiative: Inspiring Approaches to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning.

February 08, 2012

GIRLS ACTION FOUNDATION HOSTS ITS 8TH NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION

Montreal, Quebec - February 8, 2012 - For the 8th consecutive year, Girls Action Foundation is flipping the script on chocolate and roses. Instead we are shining light on girls and young women who are making an impact in their communities. 

January 17, 2012

NATIONAL GIRLS’ ORGANIZATION APPOINTS NEW LEADER AS UN DECLARES INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD

Montreal, Quebec – January 17, 2012 – Ms Saman Ahsan celebrates the creation of the International Day of the Girl Child as she steps into her new role as Executive Director of Girls Action Foundation, Canada’s leading girls’ empowerment organization.

November 17, 2011

YOUNG WOMEN SPEAK THEIR TRUTHS AND BUILD THEIR STRENGTHS IN SASKATOON, NOVEMBER 18-21 2011

Presented by the Native Youth Sexual Health Network and Girls Action Foundation

As part of the Indigenous Young Women: Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths project, a national gathering is taking place in Saskatoon November 18th to 21st bringing together self-identified Indigenous young women including those who identify as trans, Two Spirit, and gender non-conforming between the ages of 16 to 25; seeking to meet young women where they are at.

April 27, 2011

IF YOUNG WOMEN VOTED, WOULD THINGS CHANGE?

If young women voted, would things change?


Girls Action Foundation brings young women together to strengthen their political power

Montreal, Quebec – April 27, 2011 The voting rate among young women aged 18 to 24 was only 38.5% in the last federal election (Elections Canada).


To encourage young women to take their power into their own hands, Girls Action Foundation delivers leadership programs for girls and young women and distributes tools like “Step it Up: A young women’s guide to influencing public policy.”

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