Girl Power Summer Camps – Online

Free summer programs for girls in grades 5 & 6, hosted by the Women’s Centre of Calgary. This session will be online (Zoom), 10am – noon from July 6-10. Contact 403-264-1155 or for more information and to register.

Celebrating International Day of the Girl

This blog post was written by Grace Millar, Girl Programs Coordinator at the Women’s Centre.  Since 2012, October 11 has been celebrated as the International Day of the Girl. The day marked by the United Nations to “highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.”  For some of us, the memory of being a …

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Summer Programs for Girls

In one of our first Girl Up meetings, the teen girls in attendance wanted to talk about the American election, particularly the ways in which the ability of a woman to lead a country was continuously demeaned. One girl pointed out that historically, women were excluded from politics because their menstrual cycles supposedly made them …

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