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Is the media too quiet about global gender inequality?

It's important to emphasize that gender inequality is present around the world: There needs to be a more globally inclusive discussion of women’s issues.

Harvesting rain offers access to water, sanitation, and more for this Kenya village

How providing easy access to clean water (and therefore sanitation and hygiene) is a major driver towards a life of health and well-being.

How WeFarm is helping farmers in Kenya & Uganda share vital information over SMS

The service is completely free and it allows farmers to ask questions and receive crowd-sourced answers from other farmers around the world!

Philanthropists, journalists, and more pay tribute to Michael Elliott

We've collected just a few of the condolences and remembrances that poured in from around the globe to honor this incredibly inspiring individual.

7 things you didn’t know about Nelson Mandela

We've talked about the many, many, MANY ways he's inspired us here at ONE, so we thought we'd take this year to learn more about the man himself!

Remembering Michael Elliott

Our much loved and respected former President and CEO passed away yesterday.

Reset for refugees—an audacious hope

We are standing with partner organizations and taking action as the Global Church in calling for education for all refugee children—because we believe in the dignity of those children who’ve been forced to flee their homes.

Patricia’s story: Why this mother wants to create a better future for #GirlsEverywhere

"Activism and advocacy are a huge part of fighting HIV and AIDS, and we need as many people as possible to join the movement."

Consolata’s story: “I am ambitious, I am driven, I am HIV positive”

"I’m lucky; I am not docile or submissive because I grew up with a mom who was passionate about activism and who believes that everybody has the right to speak out and be heard."

The power of data, technology, and innovators to unlock (far more) talent… and unlock the impossible

Here at ONE, we talk a lot about open data —making sure everyday citizens (whether in Jacksonville, Florida, or Johannesburg, South Africa) can see what their government is doing, where they’re spending, and what they’re prioritizin...

These Nairobi youths are using motorbikes to escort pregnant women to the hospital

"It was abundantly clear from the proposals that youth in these slums had the potential to improve their communities if given the opportunity."

How the death of my friend inspired a lifesaving delivery kit

Tragedy put a face on statistics, and inspired action. Nigeria's Adepeju Jaiyeoba reflects on her journey as an innovation champion.

Tell your senator to sign this letter in support of the Global Fund

The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street Northwest Washington, D.C. 20520   Dear Secretary Kerry, United States leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria has been critical in achieving unprecedented results. With support from the U.S. and partner countries, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,…

A momentous victory for transparency

This law requires publicly listed oil, gas and mining companies in the US to publicly disclose the payments they make to governments around the world for the extraction of natural resources.

Community health workers: The true heroes of HIV self testing

When we remove the barriers stopping people from knowing their HIV status, we help fast track treatment, reduce stigma, and enable people to live healthy and productive lives.

These new reports reveal some promising steps on trade with Africa

In today’s global economy, developing countries have more opportunities than ever before to create inclusive economic growth that helps reduce poverty.

Hooray for GFSA! The Global Food Security Act has passed

Thanks to you, the GFSA will soon help lift millions of people who would otherwise continue to suffer from the ravages of extreme poverty. GFSA provides the tools needed to end global hunger and malnutrition in our lifetime.

FATAA is on its way to the president’s desk!

FATAA will subject all U.S. foreign assistance spending to greater oversight, accountability, and transparency.

Girl power goes global with #WhatIReallyReallyWant

Artists from around the globe are telling world leaders what girls and women REALLY want in order to achieve the Global Goals!

MCC: Planting trees in Malawi for a sustainable future

Most of the charcoal producers in the region are women, who, like Annie, have now abandoned their charcoal businesses and transitioned to growing and selling tree seedlings!

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