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First comes school, then comes marriage

Amhara’s child marriage rates are among the world’s highest. An innovative program in Ethiopia — funded by the UN Foundation...

Mobile Activism: Make Text, Not War

When waves of political violence swept through Kenya after the December 2007 presidential election, human rights advocates in the country turned...

Urging U.S. Re-Entry into UNESCO in 2003

During the cold war era, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) became a cultural battleground in the...

Securing another $1 billion for UN Peace & Security missions

The path to positive relations between the United States and the UN has not always been a smooth one, and U.S. debt keeps growing, in part from...

Building a constituency of 50,000 UN activists

To increase the impact of advocacy on the Hill, the Better World Campaign strives to build a strong and active constituency for the UN. Our...

Solar EmPowerment

7 out of every 10 households in rural India have no access to electricity. Clean energy sources such as solar home systems are too expensive for...

Coalition for Adolescent Girls

The first step to ending generations of poverty is investing in adolescent girls.

The Galapagos Islands Swap Diesel for Wind Power

The Galápagos Islands are home to a dizzying array of plants and animal life, but its fragile ecosystems are vulnerable to ocean oil...

Time to tackle one of the world's deadliest killers: Cookstove smoke

Today, nearly half the world’s population - close to 3 billion people – will eat meals cooked over fires that use charcoal, wood, or...

Women and Faith Leaders Work to End Global Poverty

Women and girls make critical choices that can lead their families out of poverty. The international development, women's rights and faith...