For the latest effort from Bono’s ONE Campaign, #GirlsCount, a global women’s empowerment and education initiative, launched today with major star power for a major message.
In an effort to provide solidarity and awareness for young girls across the globe that are denied the right to education, ONE is asking supporters, one by one, to claim a number for each of the 130 million in need. Each supporter is asked to record themselves counting off — which #GirlsCounts hopes to splice together for the “world’s longest video, urging our leaders to get into school.”
Celebs like Tom Brady (who naturally claimed number 12), Malala Yousafzai (naturally no. 1) and Count Von Count of “Sesame Street” fame (8) have already signed on for the cause. Additionally, “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern (975) and YouTuber Tanya Burr (900,000) appear in the math-heavy, heart-heavy video explaining the cause.
Claim you number and check out the video below.