Will you stand #WithStrongGirls everywhere?

Will you stand #WithStrongGirls everywhere?

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:......
ONE members in Ethiopia make their voices heard

ONE members in Ethiopia make their voices heard

Saturday, March 28, made for ONE happy family reunion! More than 90 ONE members based in Addis Ababa were present, bringing along 14 of their friends and family to join ONE as well. In all we had 107 people, all of them eager to be part of the ONE family and keen to play their…...
Why gender inequality perpetuates extreme poverty

Why gender inequality perpetuates extreme poverty

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
Judi’s story: How I escaped child marriage in Kenya

Judi’s story: How I escaped child marriage in Kenya

“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”.