The largest all-female expedition to Antarctica, comprising 76 scientists, is due to set sail from Argentina on Friday in a quest to promote women in science and highlight the impact of climate change on the planet.
More than 75% of Afghans live in rural areas where providing education, particularly to women and girls, is difficult because of security. Help the Afghan Institute of Learning reach women and girls with educational information on health, human rights, and current affairs through a new community television station.
In India, 20% of girls drop out of school when they reach adolescence due to inadequate water and sanitation services in schools and stigma around menstruation. Read more with Global Citizen about the campaign to make sure girls don't miss out on an education because of their period.
African women provide approximately 70% of agricultural labor and produce 90% of all the food throughout the continent. However, women benefit the least from the produce because they don’t own land. The Pro-Empowerment Foundation is aiming to change that, empowering women through agriculture. Learn more via Global Citizen.
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Around 30% of girls are married before their 15th birthday in Bangladesh. A new documentary Hidden Connections reveals how these two facts are intertwined:
Today is the International Day to End #ViolenceAgainstWomen! Stand with youth activist and rapper Sonita Alizadeh and sign the Global Citizen petition to ensure that governments #LeveltheLaw by enacting and enforcing laws against child marriage.
India’s Daughter is more than a documentary film; it is a powerful platform for cultural change on a global scale. Help Vital Voices and #CHIMEFORCHANGE bring the film to communities and support awareness-raising to end gender-based violence. #EVAW
Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Join the fight with Kering and #BeHerVoice. Together we can break the silence. We must stop the violence. #WhiteRibbon #25Nov
#YangYang is the voice of Lin, who like 1 in every 3 women in the world will experience violence in her lifetime. You too can #BeHerVoice. Together we can break the silence. We must stop the violence. Join the Kering Foundation’s #WhiteRibbon campaign.
"There are 3.7 million girls out of school, and you are here today because you clearly care... Dreams do not have gender. Girls can be pilots. … Girls can be rock stars like Chris Martin!” - CHIME FOR CHANGE supporter Freida Pinto calls for attention to #genderequality at @GlblCtzn India Festival.
Global Citizens took 518,000 actions in support of investing in girls and women to achieve gender equality. These efforts secured four commitments announced on Saturday at the first #GlobalCitizenIndia Festival that are set to affect the lives of more than 2 million women.