Violence against girls--from domestic sexual and physical abuse, infanticide, sexual exploitation and assault-- is a serious violation of girls’ rights globally. Canadian girls face disturbingly high rates of violence. Learn about the
Right to Freedom from Violence.
Indigenous girls experience grave social and economic marginalization in Canada. Indigenous girls in Canada face extreme and epidemic levels of violence, as well as poverty and other deeply rooted and pervasive social inequality as a result of colonization. Read about Indigenous Girls' Rights
Learn more about Environmental Rights and
Justice for Girls advocates for homeless and low income girls' full access to education. We are presently taking steps to design a girls alternative school program in the Lower Mainland of BC. Learn more about the Right to Education.
Since its inception in 1999, Justice for Girls has advocated for girls’ rights to adequate housing and an adequate standard of living. Learn more at Girls' Economic Rights.
Justice for Girls monitors, documents, and responds to human rights abuses within BC youth prisons and holding cells (city and court). Read more at Civil and Political Rights.