Policy Analysis

  • Red Ribbon or White Flag? The Future of the U.S. Global AIDS Response

    America’s leadership in the global response to the AIDS epidemic has been without parallel in human history, measured not only in dollars but in lives saved. Yet the Trump administration appears ready to trade the iconic red ribbon for a white flag of surrender in the global fight against AIDS. This report reveals how cutting U.S.-supported treatment and prevention efforts through PEPFAR and the Global Fund now could squander 15 years’ worth of investment and could trigger a massive resurgence of the global epidemic.

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  • The Toughest Places for a Girl to Get an Education

    ONE’s ground-breaking report, The Toughest Places for a Girl to Get an Education, reveals the ten toughest countries and highlights some of the many unique barriers girls face. Over 130 million girls are out of school – it’s a global crisis that perpetuates poverty, and this report calls on world leaders to take urgent action including fully funding the Global Partnership for Education and Education Cannot Wait.

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  • Policy Brief

    The African Century

    ONE’s report The African Century presents evidence on the risks and opportunities of the current demographic development in Africa. It calls for a new partnership with Africa which doubles investments in education, employment and empowerment to support a programme of economic and policy reform across the continent.

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    Poverty is Sexist: Why educating every girl is good for everyone

    Life is harsh for almost everyone in the world’s poorest countries, but life is tougher for women and girls. They are less likely to be in school, less likely to have the same opportunities for work and less likely to have a say in their own lives than their brothers. But while the gender gap appears to be entrenched and intractable, there is one intervention that would go a long way toward improving these circumstances if there is the political will to support it.

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    STUCK IN NEUTRAL: Tracking the Global Response to HIV/AIDS, 2016

    The world has a plan and the tools needed to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. But achieving this is not a foregone conclusion. This report looks at progress towards key milestones that must be reached by 2020 in order to stay on the path towards an end to AIDS, and finds…

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  • Data Report

    Making the Connection

    How Internet access could help lift women and girls out of poverty by 2020 In less than a generation the Internet has revolutionised the lives of billions of people. It has changed the way we communicate, work, learn and engage with the world around us. Thanks to the Internet some of the world’s poorest and…

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    Africa DATA Report 2016

    This year’s Africa DATA Report focuses on a critical building block of development investment: health. Perhaps no other intervention is so critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Health and nutrition interventions save lives; they also help to achieve better educational outcomes, build a more productive workforce and drive economic gains.

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    Status of women and girls in South Africa 2015

    In the fight against poverty, African Women and girls are the most affected population with less tools and opportunities to escape poverty. No matter how it is cut – socially, economically, legally – girls and women in the poorest countries get a raw deal; for the girl child who is denied education or forced into…

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    Poverty is Sexist: Why Girls and Women Must be at the Heart of the Fight to End Extreme Poverty

    Girls and women are hit hardest by extreme poverty across every area of life, but they also hold the key to change, according to new analysis published by The ONE Campaign. ONE’s report, “Poverty is Sexist: Why girls and women must be at the heart of the fight to end extreme poverty” shows how unlocking women’s economic potential could improve the lives of everyone in society, and highlights how two summits hosted by two world-leading women this year represent an historic opportunity to turn things around.

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  • Policy Brief

    Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa’s Agricultural Transformation

    The potential for agriculture to drive inclusive economic growth, improve food security, and create opportunities for millions of Africans is enormous.

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