People all over the world today celebrated International Women's Day. In keeping with the spirit of the day, the Women ONE2ONE campaign has a good idea. They're looking for one million women to take action and stop poverty cold.
There are so many ways we can help, one woman, one small action.
One is to write a post like this one. Another: Watch this heartwarming video about a darling little girl, Jeneba, who is alive and getting healthier every day because of women just like us.
There are a hundred and sixty-eight doctors in this country ... and it's a country of six-plus million.
Connie Britton, speaking to interviewer
on the need for health care workers
in Children and Health in Sierra Leone
Or you can call your Congressional representatives today and ask them to support the president's International Affairs Budget request. In fact, I'm encouraging mine to strengthen the spending on global immunizations--a small increase for a huge impact in saving lives.
We matter, you and I. We can make a difference. On this, the ninety-ninth celebration of International Women's Day, a national holiday in fifteen countries, let us remember our strength. Let us reach a hand to one woman. Let us reach in friendship, in love, in an offer of peace, and, if she seeks our help, in support.
This is how we build Ordinary.
We make peace in a million small ways every day.
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