Description: The first annual CanWaCH Awards for Excellence in Women and Childrenâs Health recognized the significant contributions of Canadians who advance the health and rights of women and children globally through their unique efforts in four key areas: Leadership, Gender Equality, Measuring Impact and Youth Advocacy. The Gender Equality Award was given to 16 year-old Diviya Leonard from Markham, Youth Advocate, Plan International Canada. Diviya received the CanWaCH Gender Equality Award for her years of dedication to the cause through active participation in various Plan International Canada initiatives, including the Speakers Bureau, and for using her voice and platform to advocate for womenâs and childrenâs health. Diviya was recognized as an individual who has advanced, within the global health sector, gender equality policy or programming and/or a gender equality lens to programs, projects, organizational culture or communities. Congratulations!
Photo Credit: Allison Mundle
Start Time: April 23rd, 2018 at 12:00am End Time: April 23rd, 2018 at 11:30pm Location: Address: 5694 Highway 7 East