READ Act (Formally known as the Education for All Act) - Call for Action
Update on the status of the READ Act:
On Tuesday, August 1st, the U.S. Senate passed the READ Act! The bill was slightly changed from what was previously passed in the House and will have to be passed again in the House.
Women Thrive Alliance is a proud official sponsor of the Women's March taking place on January 21, 2017, in Washington D.C. and around the United States. Women Thrive will be marching on the 21st to ensure that the voices of our 250 members from the Global South who fight for gender equality are heard.
We believe that a woman Secretary-General must lead the United Nations. After the appointment of eight male Secretaries-General, a female Secretary-General is urgently needed to foster gender equality in the leadership of the UN.
Due to political instability, women in the Middle East are facing more threats to their rights and safety than ever before.
Women around the world work hard to support their families and put food on the table—whether at a formal job site, in the home, or in informal community economies.
In the dead of night on April 15, 2014, nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their beds in Chibok, Nigeria, setting off the worldwide “Bring Back Our Girls” campaign. Today most of the girls are still missing. Each day for more than 500 days, the families of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls march in Nigeria's streets in the hope of spurring action to rescue their daughters.