In the news: the importance of including residential schools in Canadian education
On June 9, 2021, Rachel Mishenene, Right To Play's Executive Director, Indigenous Programs, sat down with CBC News to discuss the importance of including the history of residential schools in Canadian education.
From Struggle and Survival to Success for Refugee Children
For 33 million children around the world fleeing war, natural disasters, famines, or epidemics, everyday acts of childhood like packing a backpack or running outside are instead acts of survival and struggle. But you can change their story.
Honouring the Children of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School
We are devastated at the recent news of the discovery of 215 First Nations children's bodies that were found buried at a former Kamloops Indian Residential School last week. As an ally organization, Right To Play stands in solidarity with the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all other Indigenous communities in Canada.
Palestinian Territories Emergency Appeal
Children have been killed and schools damaged during the recent conflict in the Palestinian Territories. Donate today to help extremely vulnerable children recover from trauma and get back to school.
P.O.W.E.R.: Games for Child Development and Learning
The Play Opportunities for Wellness and Education Resource (P.O.W.E.R.) is a collection of 100 gender-responsive play-based learning activities created to support parents, teachers, and others to promote children's learning and development.
Right To Play welcomes G7 commitment on girls’ education, and calls for funding to back ambition
Right To Play, alongside its partners across the Canadian International Education Policy Working Group (CIEPWG), welcomes the newly announced G7 Declaration on Girls’ Education: Recovering from COVID-19 and Unlocking Agenda 2030.
Education is for everyone: Creating inclusive classrooms in Burundi
Girls in returnee communities in Burundi, especially girls with disabilities, struggle to go to and stay in school. Few schools have appropriate washroom facilities, and few teachers are trained in how to ensure the classroom environment is welcoming to girls. Here's how we're helping.
Budget 2021: New resources welcome, but more needed to support the world’s most vulnerable children
The new funding for international assistance and Canada’s global COVID-19 response is welcome, but more is needed to support the world’s most vulnerable children through the pandemic and other crises.
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