Children and youth

How we mobilize global action to improve the well-being and empowerment of children and youth in developing countries.



Health and rights of women and children

Learn how Canada mobilizes global action to improve maternal and child health in developing countries.

Education in developing countries

Education for children and youth in developing countries including skills for employment and scholarships.

Ending violence against children and youth

We are committed to the protection and promotion of the rights of children and youth around the world.

Child, early and forced marriage

Canada is working to end child, early and forced marriage.

Children and armed conflict

Our role in protecting children affected by armed conflict.

Child labour

Canada’s participation in initiatives aimed at ending child labour worldwide.

Sexual exploitation of children

Our commitment to combatting the sexual exploitation of children.

Youth zone

Explore the Youth Zone for interactive learning tools and ways to get involved in international development.

Children and youth strategy

The Strategy tackles obstacles facing the world’s youth including violence, economic pressures and lack of education.

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