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Global Citizen is a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030. #PowerTheMovement ⭕️
5k Posts
388k Followers
347 Following
Global Citizen is a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030. #PowerTheMovement ⭕️
For the final episode of the #CryPower podcast, @Hozier sat down with the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins about a lifetime spent fighting global poverty. ⁠ ⁠ We can’t thank you all enough for coming on this journey with us — listen and take action at the link in bio or visit GlobalCitizen.org/CryPower 💕⭕ ⁠ ⁠ #Podcast #CryPowerPodcast #Hozier #GlobalCitizen #Ireland #MichaelHiggins #Irish
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The Wet'suwet'en First Nation and allies have set up rail blockades to protest the construction of a $4.98-billion natural gas pipeline that would cut directly through Wet'suwet'en land in Canada.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Canada’s Indigenous communities are not only fighting to defend their rights over traditional lands and reservations — but also to protect the environment from the pipeline, which could potentially release harmful pollutants into the air and water.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⭕Read more at the link in bio.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ [📷Jason Hargrove/Flickr]⁠⠀ #environment #climatejustice ⁠⠀
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Rest in peace, Katherine Johnson.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The ‘Hidden Figures’ NASA mathematician died Monday at age 101. Johnson was a pioneer in STEM who made history as one of the few black women to revolutionize America’s space program. Among her many accomplishments, she received the 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama for exceeding “society’s expectations of her gender and race.” Johnson’s incredible work set a foundation for both women and people of color to continue to build upon and expand the field of STEM.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⭕ Read more about her legacy at the link in our bio.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ [📷Bob Nye/NASA]⁠⠀ #KatherineJohnson #nasa ⁠#hiddenfigures #womeninstem #genderequality ⁠⠀
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Just another example of @GretaThunberg showing 👏 up 👏 for the environment. ⁠ ⁠ The 17-year-old climate activist is putting the $100,000 from her Right Livelihood Award toward a new foundation that will promote “ecological and social sustainability.” Thunberg’s contributions to the climate movement set a leading example of the bold actions the world must take to end the climate crisis by 2030.⁠ ⁠ ⭕ Check the link in bio for more.⁠ ⁠ [📷Paul White/AP]⁠ #gretathunberg #climateaction #environment #fridaysforfuture⁠
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Protestors in Mexico rallied for justice on Monday following the murder of a 7-year-old girl.⁠ Fátima Cecilia Aldrighett Antón disappeared while she was waiting to be picked up from school. Later that week, authorities discovered her body and launched an investigation.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ On average, 10 women and girls are murdered every day in Mexico and women's rights advocates are raising their voices to put pressure on the government to end gender-based violence.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⭕ Read more at the link in bio.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ [📷Marco Ugarte/Eduardo Verdugo/AP]⁠⠀ #mexico #endgbv #genderequality #JusticiaParaFátima #fatimavive
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Today marks the 55th anniversary of Malcom X’s death. ⁠ ⁠ This #BlackHistoryMonth, we’re reflecting on influential figures like Malcom X, who is known for his leadership in the fight for black empowerment during the American Civil Rights Movement and his belief that education is an effective tool for combating oppression.⁠ ⁠ #malcomx #civilrightsmovement #bhm⁠
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When women lead the way ✊⁠ ⁠ India’s Supreme Court recently announced a landmark decision that will allow women to serve as army commanders, receive permanent commission, and gain access to more leadership opportunities. The new rule is a step toward gender equality in India, where women face discrimination and harassment within the military.⁠ ⁠ ⭕Check the link in bio for more. ⁠ ⁠ [📷Manish Swarup/AP]⁠ #genderequality #india
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Happy birthday to the queen herself, Rihanna 👑 ⁠ ⁠ #TBT to 2016 when Rihanna work work worked the Global Citizen Festival stage in Central Park, New York ✨ ⁠ ⁠ She’s a global ambassador for education who is helping power the movement to ensure that kids around the world have access to the education they need to thrive. ⁠ ⁠ [📷Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen]⁠ #rihanna #globalcitizenfestival⁠
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