Learn How Investing in Women is Good Business at Global Citizen Festival
Global Citizens called on companies to help tackle the global childcare crisis and ramp up progress on gender equality at Global Citizen Festival, featuring 10 hours of live performances, activism, and announcements made by the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. On September 24, the event culminated in US $2.4 billion to end extreme poverty, with more than US $440 billion earmarked exclusively to initiatives to end extreme poverty in Africa. More than $800M was announced to end extreme poverty NOW and $1.6B was announced by the European Commission and Canada as part of the seventh replenishment of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria on Sept. 21, in addition to the announcement of five companies signing on to the UN-led Race to Zero initiative to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Global Citizens from around the world took action to End Extreme Poverty NOW at Global Citizen Festival, across But the work’s far from over – millions more still need our help in the fight to defeat poverty. Take action with us to help make sure we bring poverty to an end once and for all.
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