The OneWorld UK/USA centre pioneered the world's first portal on global justice and early podcasts; civil society's first spider and search engine; the first free web-radio exchange service; and some of the earliest videos on the internet. From its inception, OneWorld's campaigning editorial rang warning bells on child abuse, global warming etc. The Centre is not only working in the UK, but has also worked in Egypt, Nigeria and Cambodia.
In the UK, OneWorld's web application 're:act' recommends highly targeted opportunities for people to give their time, money or support to good causes as they browse the internet. Similarly, OneWorld’s 'lobby map' tool enables campaigning organisations to turn their online supporters into powerful local lobbies.
In Egypt, OneWorld has launched the Learning about Living project known as Ma3looma, which focuses on reaching those at risk of contracting HIV using a mobile phone counselling
service. OneWorld's SMS question-and-answer services have been used over half a million times by young Nigerians to access critical information on sexual and reproductive health
issues. OneWorld is also harnessing the potential of new media to promote youth’s health and rights in Cambodia.
On 12 June, the Leave No One Behind Coalition, together with UN Women launched four new films that show how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—a set of 17 global goals unanimously adopted by governments worldwide—can truly transform the lives of women and girls.
New York– New York State has taken an important step toward ending child marriage, as Governor Andrew Cuomo on June 20, 2017 signed legislation to dramatically reduce the circumstances under which children can marry, Human Rights Watch said today. Between 2001 to 2010, 3,850 children under 18 married in New York State.