Global Citizen @glblctzn
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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 ⭕️
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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He’s one of wealthiest men in the world — and he’s stepping up to save the planet 🌎⁠ ⁠ Amazon CEO @JeffBezos just launched the Bezos Earth Fund — a new initiative that will fund scientists, activists, and organizations that are working to help the world adapt to climate change. Although Bezos has not prioritized philanthropy in the past, this announcement follows pledges from other billionaires who are dedicating portions of their wealth to help protect the environment. ⁠ ⁠ If we want to put an end to the climate crisis and help vulnerable people lift themselves out of extreme poverty, we must work to pressure 2,150 of the world’s 💰billionaires💰to increase their investments in the Global Goals. ⁠ ⁠ ⭕More at the link in bio.⁠ ⁠ [📷Ted S. Warren/AP]⁠ #jeffbezos #amazon #GlobalGoalLive #ThePossibleDream #GiveWhileYouLive⁠
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⁠ Civil rights activist and American poet and novelist Maya Angelou redefined history through her literary genius and dedication to building a harmonious world. This #BlackHistoryMonth, we are celebrating empowering figures like Maya Angelou who fought for economic and racial justice.⁠ ⁠ #MayaAngelou #civilrights #bhm⁠
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Sarah Meredith worked under several key Australian federal and state government ministers for 13 years. Then, she looked down a slightly different path that led her back to her activist roots. ⁠ ⁠ As country director for Global Citizen Australia, Meredith has helped push Australian Global Citizens to take more than 145,000 actions to date, which has led world leaders to pledge major commitments, including AU$33 million toward polio eradication.⁠ ⁠ ⭕Check the link in bio to read more about Meredith’s amazing work to help achieve the Global Goals.⁠ ⁠ [📷Courtesy of Sarah Meredith]⁠ #PeopleOfGlobalCitizen #GlobalGoals #GlobalGoalLive #ThePossibleDream⁠
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“Michelle Obama Elementary School” — we love the sound of that! 🙌⁠ ⁠ The West Contra Costa Unified School District Board voted to rename a school in Richmond, California after @michelleobama to honor her commitment to building a world where all children have access to a quality education and the opportunity to thrive. ⁠ ⁠ ⭕Check in the link in bio for more.⁠ ⁠ [📷Jose Luis Magana/AP]⁠ #education #michelleobama #obama #barackobama
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Antarctica’s temperatures have surpassed 20 degrees Celius — the hottest the polar region has ever been. ⁠ ⁠ As climate change intensifies, Antarctica’s ecosystems have shifted dramatically, making it more difficult for certain plants and animals to survive. Antarctica also holds 70% of the world’s freshwater in its ice caps — and if they were all to melt, sea levels would rise to disastrous heights. The rate of warming in the region reveals an urgent need for world leaders to take bold action against the climate crisis before it’s too late.⁠ ⁠ ⭕ Tap the link in bio for more.⁠ ⁠ [📷Daniel Enchev/Flickr]⁠ #antarctica #climateaction #climatejustice #environment #ForPeopleForPlanet⁠
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"Freedom, revolution, feminism!" women chanted as they marched for equal rights ✊⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Crowds of women gathered to oppose gender segregation at anti-government demonstrations in central Baghdad on Thursday. Men also joined the protest — holding hands and linking arms with women, despite the taboo around physical contact between men and women in public. The protestors marched in solidarity with one another to fight for a more equal world.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⭕ Read more at the link in bio.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ [📷Khalid Mohammed/AP]⁠⠀ #iraq #womensrights #genderequality #feminism #revolution⁠⠀
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