Then last week, the Queen signed off on a new UK law (the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill) that ensures that information about company owners will be made public. And it happened because YOU took action.
Tonight is the night that David Cameron and Ed Miliband will be grilled for the first time in the run up to the general election. We're expecting a lot of political spin and sound bites but the question we really want answered is whether they'll join us in fighting extreme poverty. Will they Just Say Yes?
Our Poverty is Sexist campaign makes it clear that girls and women are hit hardest by poverty, and millions are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. The answer? Well, it’s complicated. And massive. But completely do-able.
In fall 2008, Kedibone contracted TB on the job – an experience that changed her life forever. Now a passionate advocate for TB, she works tirelessly to empower patients and practitioners to combat stigma and “beat TB together.”
Issac Asimov once said, “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” If it is not your desire to live in darkness then please scrub away.
One year ago today, the WHO confirmed the first official cases of the West African Ebola outbreak in Guinea. In the 365 days since, those initial cases spread in unprecedented ways across the West African region, claiming more than 10,000 lives and infecting more than 24,000 people.
Today, Norwegian oil company Statoil led the charge amongst oil companies by publishing, for the first time, disclosure of payments to governments for oil extraction. Their 2014 Payments to Governments Report shows that publishing this type of information is possible in a robust and transparent manner.
Meet Amleset, Adissalem and Elsabet, three of the women who make our new Raven + Lily's bracelet - with beads made from bullet casings. The workshop on Entoto Mountain in Ethiopia primarily employs at-risk, HIV-positive women.
On a bright sunny Saturday, just before International Women’s Day, Belgian Youth Ambassadors took ONE's spanking new Poverty is Sexist campaign to the streets of Brussels. We asked passers-by 'What is International Women's Day?' and 'What is the biggest injustice that women face today?'
This is the first general election I’ve been old enough to vote in. I’m trying hard to fight the negative perceptions of politics and voting I keep hearing. I’m choosing to vote; not simply because I value the act of voting itself, but because of what I believe it signifies for my role in bringing about change.
It's about time someone said it: poverty is sexist. 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. Here's how we feel about some of the outrageous facts behind this statement.
Poverty is sexist. The evidence is clear: extreme poverty disproportionately affects girls and women. Our new report, “Poverty is Sexist: Why Girls and Women Must be at the Heart of the Fight Against Extreme Poverty,” digs into the data and sets out what leaders need to do this year.
On International Women’s Day, ONE launched the Poverty is Sexist campaign, to ask world leaders to put women and girls at the centre of the fight against extreme poverty. In Italy, Youth Ambassadors organised a series of events that took place all over our beautiful country. Here's what we got up to!