Backgrounder: Kids in Care in Canada: The Alarming Facts

Backgrounder: Kids in Care in Canada: The Alarming Facts

What happens to kids who authorities determine can’t live safely with their own parents or caregivers? Thousands of Canadian children are in this situation right now.

Backgrounder: Girls in Canada subject to dating violence, self-harm, low self-esteem, racial discrimination

Backgrounder: Girls in Canada subject to dating violence, self-harm, low self-esteem, racial discrimination

Despite advances over the years, girls in Canada face pressures — new and old — that limit their potential. Canadian statistics and research findings prove that the real-life challenges of girls have not been addressed — particularly for girls who are marginalized, such as immigrant, Indigenous, racialized, or rural girls.