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What a Kenyan community can teach us about menstrual hygiene and human rights

<i>By Ash Rogers, executive director, Lwala Community Alliance</i>The conversation surrounding women and girls’ is certainly changing.2016 marks a real …

Gender

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato, and more to perform at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival

On Saturday, September 24, join our partner Global Citizen in Central Park for <b>an amazing evening of music and advocacy to end extreme poverty.</b>The …

Festivals

Too little for too much in Nigeria’s North East

As global leaders meet in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, the scale of humanitarian assistance required in North East Nigeria and …

Nigeria

Margaret’s story: Why investing in a girl means investing in a community

<i>By Zack Fowler, Development Director for WISER International</i>“I really didn’t know if I would make it.”The region where Margaret is from in Kenya is a …

Education

6 key moments in the fight for #EducationForRefugees

First of all, if you haven’t seen this video yet, stop what you’re doing and watch it:Luckily, our participants’ inability to read and write was …

Education

Relive the weekend: Tweets from the Global Fund Replenishment, ONE Leadership Summit, and more!

[<a href=”//storify.com/onecampaign/povertyissexist-town-hall-meeting” target=”_blank”>View the story “Relive the Weekend: Global Fund Replenishment, …

Leadership

It’s been one year since the world made a BIG promise to itself…

At the United Nations’ General Assembly last year, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals that would mean a better life for all of us. (Read more …

Poverty

We did it! Up to 8 million more lives can be saved by the Global Fund

<i>By Patricia Ochieng and Consolata Opiyo, ONE members</i>Canadian ONE members gather at a rally to support the Global Fund on September 16. (Photo credit: …

World leaders just made history

<b>Last weekend, world leaders came together in Montreal, Canada to make history, raising nearly US$13 billion for the</b> <b>Global Fund to Fight AIDS,</b> …

Justin Trudeau

From camp to campus

<i>This story was originally posted on UNHCR. Learn more about UNHCR and the #WithRefugees campaign here.</i><p>Esther Nyakong, 17, is the youngest of three …

Africa

Launch of the 2016 DATA Report: A Bolder Response for a Changing World

Today, the ONE Campaign published its eleventh annual DATA Report, holding world leaders accountable for their aid commitments and tracking …

Poverty

Watch the town hall meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau and Bono

Watch the video below to see Prime Minister Trudeau and Bono talk about #PovertyIsSexist and the fight against AIDS, TB, and malaria with the Global …

Malaria

How these women inspired each other—and thousands more around the world

In 1990, Patricia Ochieng was diagnosed with HIV.<p>She was just 22 and had gone to a Nairobi hospital to give birth to her daughter, Consolata.<p>“Two …

HIV

World leaders have an opportunity to transform the lives of millions of refugees

There are today some 65.3 million people uprooted around the world by conflict and persecution. A third of them, having fled not just their homes but …

United Nations

5 reasons why the Global Fund is a great investment

<i>By Emily Goulding</i><p>ONE is currently in Canada for the Global Fund Replenishment and we are very excited. Now, we know conferences/funds/replenishments …

Finance

Why I’m excited about the ONE Leadership Summit

<i>This is a guest post from ONE Canada member Irene Alatzakis, who’s currently taking part in the first Canadian Leadership Summit.</i> Three years ago, I …

Canada

Watch our virtual reality experience: “One Woman’s Triumph Over HIV in Africa”

ONE has partnered with Seeker to develop a virtual reality experience, <i>One Woman’s Triumph Over HIV in Africa</i>.Doris YarnieIn the film, Doris Yarnie, …

Virtual Reality

Fishing for an education

<i>This story was originally posted on UNHCR. Learn more about UNHCR and the #WithRefugees campaign here.</i><p>Yida, a town surrounded by wetlands in a remote …

Fishing

What is it like to be a 16-year-old girl in Kenya?

Meet Monica from Nairobi, Kenya:<p>Monica describes herself as kind, helpful, and passionate about reading and girls’ education. She attends a boarding …

Kenya

Keeping a promise to mothers and children

<i>This post is from PATH Blog: Stories of Innovation and Impact.</i><p>Photo credit: Jonathan Smith/PATH<p>A child is born. A mother makes a promise. A promise …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Where would you be without an education?

Have you ever wondered where you would be without an education?A group of people from all walks of life agreed to let us hypnotize them, to find out …

Education

This refugee dad is determined to help kids continue learning

<i>This story by Alyssa Cogan is from Mercy Corps, a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. (Learn more</i> …

Kids

How this Ugandan woman is fighting the stigma against people living with HIV

<i>By Prudence Nyamishana</i><p>Robinah Babirye was just 10 years old when her mother told her she was HIV positive.<p>“My mother took my twin sister and I in her …

Africa

Meet the "Queen of Katwe:" Phiona Mutesi, a chess prodigy from Uganda

This week, <i>Queen of Katwe</i> will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Starring Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, and Madina Nalwanga, the …

Uganda

For this 14-year-old boy, life as a refugee meant growing up fast

<i>This story by Corinna Robbins is from Mercy Corps</i><i>, a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible</i><i>. Learn more</i> …

Art Therapy

The Global Fund has saved 20 million lives—and we’re impressed

What’s the most impressive thing you did last year? For me, it’s a tie between running a (very short) triathlon and finishing the Ben and Jerry’s …

Africa

This Nigerian organization is trying to help displaced students return to the classroom

<i>By Jill Achineku</i><p>No one is really sure of the numbers. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) reports the number of Internally …

Nigeria

These rollerbladers are hitting the streets to promote vaccines

<i>This post was written by Kate Waylen at Global Citizen in support of Speak Up Africa, and originally published by Global Citizen.</i><p>Over the years, …

Africa

Eradicating HIV stigma and humiliation: How Lydiah is changing lives in Kenya

<i>By Abby Higgins</i><p>Lydiah Litunya raced through the dusty, narrow alleyways of Kayole, a low-income neighbourhood on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya’s …

HIV

We just got a letter from Prime Minister Trudeau!

We all know that Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been a fierce advocate for gender equality since he took office and gave the country its …

Gender