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ACTIVATE the Global Citizen Movement to Tackle the Global Clean Water Crisis

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People want to drink clean water even more than they want to breath clean air. But 1-in-10 people around the world still lack access to clean drinking water.

Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

"What we’re lacking is implementation, political will, and infrastructure."
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More than 60 billion plastic sachets and 17 billion shopping bags are used in the Philippines every year

Because of their flimsy nature, these bags and wrappers rarely get recycled. Instead, they end up overflowing in landfills, stuffed into incinerators, and littering the island nation's streets and coastlines. 

7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

Child marriage, poverty, and period stigma are stopping girls from realizing their dreams.
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Children living in poverty face many barriers to education, but the stakes are especially high for girls. Globally, there are 130 million girls who are notcurrently enrolled in school. Investing in their futures has the potential to uplift their families and the world.

ACTIVATE: Episode Education Cannot Wait

EPISODE 3 TRAILER: PREMIERES 9/19
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Emmy Award-winning actor Rachel Brosnahan teams up with Global Citizen and travels to the border of Peru to see what happens to children’s education during conflicts and natural disasters. After an emotional experience with displaced families, Brosnahan and Global Citizen return to the U.S., where they urge Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S. to pledge millions to Education Cannot Wait, a global fund for education during crises.

Watch the P&G ACTIVATE Documentary Series Starting Next Month

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ACTIVATE is a six-part National Geographic documentary series about Global Citizen's efforts to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Each episode delves into a different issue connected to poverty as world-renowned artists like Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Pharrell Williams; corporate leaders like P&G; grassroots activists and impacted people work to ignite change.

National Geographic, in Partnership With P&G, Explores a Global Movement, a Multiplatform Docuseries Driven by Activists, Game Changers, and Policymakers

Six-Part Documentary Series Premiering Sept. 5, 2019, Will Drive Change for the Most Pressing Global Issues Impacting Humanity.
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Series to Feature Artists Including Hugh Jackman, Common, Usher, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Darren Criss, Pharrell Williams, Uzo Aduba, Becky G and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Celebrate the Women Leading the Sexual & Reproductive Health Movement in Nigeria

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“All girls and women have an inherent right to dignity and a life free from violence.”

That belief is what motivates Chukwudera Bridget Okeke, a women’s reproductive health advocate in Nigeria.

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This Children’s Village Supports Vulnerable Children and Families Across South Africa

by Mbali Kgame
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With 11 facilities across South Africa, SOS Children’s Village supports vulnerable children as well as fragmented families. 

At their Ennerdale village in Johannesburg, on Friday, HP Inc. hosted a day of action for their staff members and internal stakeholders to help support educational programmes and activities. 

Back in July 2017, HP Inc. committed to enhancing education for more than 100 million people by 2025. 

These Nigerian Women Are Fighting For Gender Equality and Maternal Health

These two reproductive health advocates are part of a new generation of changemakers.
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Amadi is one of 15 inspiring recipients of a small grant from Women Deliver, a global advocacy organization, and is part of a cohort of Women Deliver Young Leaders using technology provided by HP to improve access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education in Nigeria.  

Powering the Movement with Global Citizen to Change the World Through Education

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Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” We couldn’t agree more. Quality education helps break the cycle of poverty. It promotes equality and empowerment, enables economic growth and prosperity, and helps create a more peaceful, sustainable society. The UN Sustainable Development Goals list inclusive, quality education and lifelong learning as one of the key drivers in helping achieve many of the 17 Global Goals. Powerful indeed.    

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