Are you a strong girl? Do you know one? A STRONG GIRL is a woman or a girl who knows her full potential, and uses it to uplift her community. August is women’s month in South Africa. It commemorates the strong women who used their influence to change the course of history of the country…...
1 MILLION people around the world have stood with girls and women everywhere to say ‘Poverty is Sexist’, and asked our leaders to do something about it. Now that’s really hard to ignore. We’ve been really busy making sure African leaders got your message.
We were in Johannesburg for the 25th AU Summit to deliver your calls for leaders to stand with girls and women. We are delighted to share that our leaders pledged to create more opportunities for women to thrive and reach their full potential in line with our advocacy asks.
ONE Africa partnered with civil society organizations in Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe to get more voices and recommendations for the heads of state on the challenges women face on the continent.
We want to let you in on something big we’re planning to do today. It’s going to involve thousands of people, standing with girls and women around the world, and we need your help to really make a splash! Two months ago, we launched a bold new campaign with a simple – but pretty powerful – message:......
The highlight of my weekend was watching a 200-strong crowd shout in unison: Poverty is Sexist. We were gathered on International Women’s Day to launch ONE’s new campaign in the presence of government and UN officials, action/2015 partners, celebrities, the media and over 200 ONE supporters at Indaba Conference Centre in
No matter how you cut it – socially, economically, legally - girls and women in the poorest countries are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. So will you help us do something about it?
Some of the world’s most prominent and credible female voices - including Beyoncé, Meryl Streep, Lady Gaga, Sheryl Sandberg, Charlize Theron, and Angelique Kidjo - have a VERY important message about the girls and women of the world.
“I came here with my stepmother when I was 15. My father wanted to marry me to a much older man but I was a young girl at the time. I remember how my stepmother refused my father’s wishes. We packed our belongings overnight and left to join the other women of Umoja”.
We can leave this world better than we found it. In 2015, we have a unique chance to demand a better world. Our leaders will make a new global plan that could end extreme poverty for good. But only if it’s really great. Watch the video, then choose the world you want to live in.