/THē gərl gap/
The immense lack of support and resources for girls and non-binary youth during their critical developmental years. Girls and non-binary youth from ages 10-14 struggle as the confluence of societal and biological trends create a perfect storm for adolescent girls: rapid decline in confidence, poor mental health, and a toxic, sexualized culture.
The Future Fund’s mandate is to empower and build the confidence of girls and non-binary youth. $100,000 over three years will support initiatives and organizations that help alleviate The Girl Gap.
With our non-profit partners, we’re building a toolbox that equips girls and non-binary youth to be more resilient, confident, and develop skills and connections that will carry them into adulthood.
What's Happening in The Girl Gap?
By age 14, girls drop out of sport at twice the rate of boys the same age.
Let's Keep Girls in Sport
Girls and women who play sports have higher levels of self-esteem, and an astounding 94% of female leaders have an athletic background.
Cost keeps 1 in 3 Canadian kids out of organized sports. We partner with KidSport to help keep girls and non-binary youth in sport with financial assistance to cover sport registration fees.
Black Friday Fund
Only 18% of Canadian businesses are majority-owned by women.
The Future is Female
When girls are empowered with financial knowledge, they have the confidence to navigate adulthood with resilience, become leaders in their communities, and pursue entrepreneurship.
We support Junior Achievement’s hands-on programming dedicated to educating children about financial literacy and entrepreneurship.
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How To Measure:
The Harley Heeled Sandal: Take a tape measure and wrap it around your foot, right below your ankle bone as that is where the strap will sit (see product imagery and fit video for a visual demonstration). This measurement is based on the last adjustment point on the strap.
How to Measure:
The Esther Heeled Sandal: take a tape measure and wrap it around your ankle, above the ankle bone, as that is where the strap will sit (see product imagery and fit video for a visual demonstration). This measurement is based on the last adjustment point on the strap.
Sizing Note: For the most accurate fit, measure around your body where you plan to wear the belt. Choose the closest belt size to that measurement.
The Accent Belt and The Complement Belt size measurements start from the beginning of the leather to the middle hole.
The Infinite Belt size measurements cover the entire length of the leather.
If you plan to wear your belt around your natural waistline,
wrap a measuring tape around the narrowest part of your
midsection. Then, add 3” to determine your high-rise belt size.
If you plan to wear your belt lower than your natural waistline,
you will require a dierent size. If you have a particular pair of
bottoms you intend to wear your belt with, wrap a measuring
tape through the belt loops while in a relaxed position.
When wearing your belt in your preferred style, it should fasten in the middle hole. The
belt will relax with wear allowing you to cinch it tighter, as needed.
If you plan to wear the belt in both the high and mid-rise styles, you have two options: