TDSB proposes Boys only school "boys act out more and get into much more trouble in the school system". I'm not a fan of this, mainly because I worry that it'll end up fostering the patriarchal mind-set.
At 17, Ankita Kumar-Ratta started Save The Girls, an NGO that aims to stop female feticide, the termination of a fetus on the grounds that its sex is a female. (sorry, could only find the audio link). The practice of aborting female fetuses is apparently alive and well in Canada in certain communities.