IWD in photos: How ONE members around the world took action
Members in Action

IWD in photos: How ONE members around the world took action

Girls Count

Every girl counts.

130 million girls don’t have access to an education. So we’re asking the world to count them, one by one.

130 million girls around the world don’t have access to education. That’s a global crisis—we need to sound the alarm to our elected officials. It’s up to us to push them to mobilize resources and support key policy reforms that get these girls in school. That’s why we launched one of our biggest weeks of activism EVER, all culminating on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017! See just a small sample of all the incredible displays of activism from ONE members around the world below:

United Nations:

United States:

Ella Marti delivered the Poverty is Sexist petition to Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks’s office.

Maryam Donnelly delivered the petition to New Jersey Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s office.

Tim Cofran, Chris O’Keefe, Roger Bourassa and Barry Weinstein delivered the Poverty is Sexist petition to New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s office.

United Kingdom:

This group of ONE members made a stop at 10 Downing Street!

ONE member Julie made a delivery to MP Louise Haigh in Sheffield.

These ONE members snagged a photo with MP David Lammy at Westminster Hall in London!


Georgina Hallyday went to Government Girls Unity School in Kebbi State in Northern Nigeria.

European Union:

Youth Ambassadors in Belgium met with Swedish MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, above, and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, of Italy, below.

In Belgium, ONE members met with Austrian MEP Angelika Mlinar.

Slovakian MEP Anna Záborská met with these ONE members in Belgium!

Also in Belgium, a few ONE members met with Croatian MEP Željana Zovko.

These ONE members in Belgium got a photo with Spanish MEP Jordi Solé (above), and Spanish MEP Lola Sánchez (below).


These ONE members got MP Claudia Roth to sign the petition!


These ONE members gathered in Rome!


ONE’s Ottawa Parliamentary Riding Leader Wilma Eyang with Andrew Leslie, Orléans MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada-U.S. Relations).

ONE members Mary-Sue Atkinson and Brooke Atkinson delivered letters to MP Pam Goldsmith-Jones office in West Vancouver.

The Netherlands:

Above and here, ONE members in Amsterdam gather at the Rijksmuseum for a stunt.



ONE member Rev. Buddy Larrier delivered a petition to HE John Boyce, Minister of Health.


The ONE members in Sydney gathered to show their support for girls’ education.


French MP Romain Colas took a photo with ONE Youth Ambassadors Arnaud Stuart and Lina Sibi.

These Youth Ambassadors had a meeting at the office of the Secretary of State for Parliamentary Relations.

Youth Ambassador Benoit Golitin with George-Pau-Langevin MP and former Junior Minister for Educational Success (center) and Brigite Ayrault, wife of Jean Marc Ayrault, current Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development.

There’s still time for YOU to get involved, too: Add your video to #GirlsCount today.

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