TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Plan Canada congratulates Canada's Women's National Soccer Team on their outstanding performance and bronze medal win in London.
"On and off the soccer field, Canada's Women's National Soccer Team are true champions and advocates for girls' rights and empowerment through sport," said Paula Roberts, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Development at Plan Canada. "We couldn't be more proud and salute these women as dedicated and upstanding role models."
The team supports Plan Canada's Because I am a Girl initiative - a global initiative to end gender inequality, promote girls' rights and lift millions of girls and everyone around them out of poverty.
About Plan and the 'Because I am a Girl' InitiativeFounded in 1937, Plan is one of the world's oldest and largest international development agencies, working in partnership with millions of people around the world to end global poverty. Not for profit, independent and inclusive of all faiths and cultures, Plan has only one agenda: to improve the lives of children. Because I am a Girl is Plan's global initiative to end gender inequality, promote girls' rights and lift millions of girls - and everyone around them - out of poverty. Visit www.plancanada.ca and www.becauseiamagirl.ca for more information. SOURCE Plan Canada