As part of UN Women’s Beijing +20 campaign, they will focus on the Girl Child for the month of August. Throughout the month, you can help share the message about girls’ rights with #Beijing20 and their social media package which includes images, fast facts, and stories to share with your network.
Check out their latest line up: a series featuring articles written by celebrities, well-known personalities and women’s and girls’ rights activists about why we still need the Beijing agenda.
Mandela Day seeks to inspire people everywhere to take action and change the world for the better, and in doing so build a global movement for good. The MY World initiative facilitates a global citizen vote at the United Nations, allowing people to have a direct say in shaping a better world through the post-2015 development goals.
1) Youtube challenge: In the run up to Mandela Day on July 18th people everywhere are being asked to upload videos of themselves saying their most inspiring Mandela quotes in 30 seconds and posting it onto YouTube with the tagline ‘Remembering Mandela’. From these crowd sourced videos, a compilation video will be created to commemorate Mandela’s legacy and how it resonates with people worldwide. Info: http://blog.myworld2015.
2) Twitter/Thunderclap Campaign: Add your voice to the official Social media rally on July 18 by joining the Mandela Day Thunderclap – sign up in advance. Joining a thunderclap allows you to join a coordinated social media push on Mandela day calling on people everywhere to live the legacy and vote on the UN’s MY World platform. Join here: https://www.thunderclap.it/
3) Digital Campaign: inspire your Community on Mandela day in his own words by posting a series of social media quotes and photos, which can be found in the social media toolkit: http://tinyurl.com/mandelakit
WGG Girl Advocate Diana prepares for her speech about the importance of girls’ rights in the Beijing Platform for Action with Gloria Steinem. Follow the conversation with @UN_Women and the movement with #Beijing20 #UNGirls.
“The Beijing Agenda is not the women’s agenda. It’s the agenda for humanity.” – UN Women