ONE is an international campaigning and advocacy organization of more than 7 million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa… because the facts show extreme poverty has already been cut by 60% and can be virtually eliminated by 2030, but only if we act with urgency now.
130 million girls didn’t go to school today. Not because they didn’t want to, but because they weren’t given the chance.The result is that these 130 million girls don’t have a fair chance to live a decent and productive life, and the entire world misses out by not benefitting from their potential. Will you join the count for girls' education today? Go to one.org/girlscount to take action.
Right now, 130 million girls are out of school. You wouldn’t be where you are today without an education – and it's in our power RIGHT NOW to help these girls get access to an education.
International Women's Day
Access to the internet isn’t a luxury, it’s life-changing. But right now, like poverty, it’s sexist. Women and girls living in the world’s poorest countries are 31% less likely to have access to the Internet than [boys and] men - and the gap is increasing. For many of us, the internet is something that's taken for granted. Yet for millions of people, an internet connection goes beyond organising their lives, it can provide life saving information.All graphics can be downloaded here: http://bit.ly/2fENBkO