Chime for Change
yesterday at 19:13. Facebook
While the fight for gender equality is a long-term, uphill battle, one form of discrimination is on the brink of being eliminated: polio. And the Commonwealth is stepping up to do its part with Global Citizen.

This Paralyzing Disease Holds Girls Back, But We Can Stop It
Chime for Change
03/21/2017 at 16:45. Facebook
Meet the new generation of Native Women activists who are fighting on the frontlines of the new Native American movement and revolting against oppressive systemic barriers in Global Citizen’s latest series #NativeGirlsRise.

Native Girls Rise
Chime for Change
03/20/2017 at 19:24. Facebook
Women in India will now receive one of the longest durations of fully paid maternity leave in the world, falling shortly behind Canada and Norway at 26 weeks. “This will help thousands of women and lead to much healthier children,” Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said. Learn more and share with Global Citizen.

6 Months Paid Maternity Leave Is Now Law in India
Chime for Change
03/19/2017 at 17:49. Facebook
Native American women experience dramatically higher rates of violence than any other group in the United States - 85% of Native women have experienced violence in their lives. Watch and share Hope's story, in this Global Citizen + #CHIMEFORCHANGE series #NativeGirlsRise.
Chime for Change
03/18/2017 at 19:59. Facebook
Only 16 women are heads of states and government worldwide, eight of whom are their country’s first woman in power, according to a new report from the UN. Learn more with Global Citizen.

Number of Female Leaders Around the World Remains Stagnant, UN Finds
Chime for Change
03/16/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
Kenya’s Maasai girls are at high-risk for FGM and child marriage, forcing them to drop out of school permanently by the age of 12. The Kayenka Center for Excellence’s leadership program unites at-risk Maasai girls with high-achieving students to empower them to speak out against and prevent these harmful practices from within. Help support the next generation of Kenya’s female leaders with...
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Leadership Training for Girls in Maasai Kenya
“Why is it taking so long to bring ISIS to justice?” human rights lawyer Amal Clooney at the “Fight Against Against Impunity for Atrocities: Bringing Da’esh to Justice” event with Global Citizen. #LeveltheLaw

Global Citizen Supports Amal Clooney's Push for the UN to Try ISIS for Yazidi Genocide War Crimes
“Let’s prepare ourselves to tackle some of the world’s great challenges. Together we can bring about gender equality, we can create a world free of polio, malaria and other preventable diseases.” - Baroness Anelay, UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth #CommonwealthDay

The Commonwealth Can and Must Deliver the Global Goals
24-year-old Global Citizen Amina Al-Khatahtbah, founder of, has teamed up with Getty Images to challenge one-dimensional representations of Muslim women through the power of photography.

This Woman is Challenging Stereotypes of Muslim Women With These Powerful Photos
Hope is part of a new generation of young Native American women who, by being at the front-lines of the activists’ movement unified in standing up for their rights, are overcoming the systemic challenges of poverty, substance abuse, violence, marginalization and racism. Read Hope's stories and more in this special Global Citizen series.

Native Girls Rise: How a New Generation of Native Women Are Standing Up & Fighting Back
During an International Women’s Day event in Ottawa this morning Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister for International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau announced that that their country will be providing $650M over three years to support sexual and reproductive health and rights. via Global Citizen #IWD2017

Canada Just Gave $650M to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights
"This whole movement means equality, it means togetherness, it means that we won't be ignored or excluded" - Global Citizen recaps International Women's Day around the world. #IWD2017

17 Powerful Messages From the First International Women's Strike
We fight for every girl. Every woman. Everywhere. Learn more and join us on #IWD2017:
“We stand together to say, in a voice louder than ever, that fighting for gender equality is the emergency and the opportunity of our time.” - Global Citizen + #CHIMEFORCHANGE #OpenLetter signed by 29 artists, activists and advocates, including our co-founders Beyoncé and Salma Hayek Pinault, together with Madonna, Freida Pinto, and many other inspiring women & men around the world. Learn more...
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Take Action on International Women's Day
Hear our call. Read & share the Global Citizen + #CHIMEFORCHANGE #OpenLetter on #IWD2017 and stand up for the millions of girls and women around the world denied their basic human rights.

An Open Letter From Global Citizen + CHIME FOR CHANGE on International Women's Day
“After all these years, I finally got the chance... I never thought I would go to school, and look now – I can read the whole alphabet.” - Gangubai, grandmother, student.

These 28 Grandmothers Can’t Read or Write — But They’re Working to Change That
“We are concerned that this new act could lead to widespread abuse, legitimize statutory rape, allow parents to force their girls to marry their rapists, and further encourage the practice of child marriage in a country with one of the highest child marriage rates in the world" - Girls Not Brides via Global Citizen #LeveltheLaw

Girls of Any Age Can Be Married in Bangladesh With New Law
Lego's new play set, "Women of NASA," will feature five women who have made indelible contributions to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Lego's Newest Set to Feature 5 Trailblazing Women
Countries from around the world came together this week in Brussels, Belgium, and pledged a total of $190 million to help make up the gap in funding that will result from Trump’s reinstatement and expansion of the "Global Gag Rule". #SheDecides

$190M Raised at #SheDecides Forum for Fund to Challenge Trump’s Global Gag Rule