10 December 2021


International Human Rights Day 2021 marks 100 Million's fifth anniversary. Together, we've built a strong, global youth-led movement, united in solidarity to demand that every child and young person is free, safe and educated. 

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29 October 2021


Read the open letter to the G20 Member States, signed by 32 youth-led organisations around the world.

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29 October 2021


Over 100 young people join Too Little, Not Too Late: Youth Activists Call on G20 for a Fair Share Now! 

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01 October 2021


100 Million response to the announcement of Global Accelerator for Jobs and Social Protection and UN Secretary-General’s Call to Action

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16 August 2021

Survivor voices in child labour policy

Including the perspective of survivors of child labour is crucial in shaping policy, writes Winnie Nyandiga, 100 Million's Africa Coordinator and lead staff member for the Fair Share to End Child Labour campaign in Africa

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02 August 2021


Read the full declaration by youth activists from 100 Million and the Global Student Forum on the outcomes of the 2021 High-Level Political Forum on the SDGs

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30 July 2021

Building back better or worse? 100 Million & Global Student Forum Youth Caucus on SDGs

As COVID-19's disastrous impacts continue to push children & young people into poverty & exclusion, youth activists hold governments to account to demand that they build back better, not worse.

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16 June 2021


There are now more child labourers in Africa than in the rest of the world combined. Youth leaders are standing together to end this injustice.

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12 June 2021


During COVID-19, the unequal allocation of resources shows those who need the most help receive the least support. Yet, COVID-19 & previous crises like the Ebola epidemic show that school closures, unemployment, & lack of social protection exacerbate the risk of child labour, writes Winnie Nyandiga, 100 Million East Africa Coordinator.

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12 June 2021


12 June is the World Day Against Child Labour, and 100 Million launches its new report demanding an end to the discrimination which perpetuates child labour.

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26 May 2021

Education Cannot Wait: youth-led organisations take the lead

As the global multilateral fund for education in emergencies celebrates its fifth anniversary, 100 Million and Help4Refugees give an update on ECW’s Youth- and Student-led subgroup

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05 May 2021

YEAR FOR THE ELIMINATION OF CHILD LABOUR: students & survivors stand together to end injustice

Youth leaders and activists unite once again for the UN Year for the Elimination of Child Labour - and call for action to end this injustice, once and for all.

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08 March 2021


As we mark International Women’s Day 2021, 100 Million celebrates our network of fearless female youth activists around the world with a guest article by Johannah-Rae Reyes of Trinidad & Tobago organisation, WOMANTRA

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15 February 2021

African student & youth activists lead Girls Back to School campaign

COVID-19 risks undoing decades of progress on girls’ education. Students and youth activists across Africa are refusing to accept the damage this would inflict, and are taking action at the local and national levels.

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15 December 2020

PERU: Fighting for the rights of the most vulnerable children during COVID & political crisis

Andrea Valle from 100 Million Peru writes about the challenging situations faced by young people in Peru in 2020, and how youth activism has been instrumental in affecting change.

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27 November 2020

YOUTH LEADERS: G20 fails to announce credible measures to protect the most vulnerable

Following the call to action issued by the Youth Leadership Caucus in advance of the G20, youth leaders respond to the disappointing outcomes of the G20 Leaders' Summit.

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26 November 2020

Justice for Every Child Kenya: the impact of collaborative youth activism

The 25-strong Kenyan coalition of youth-led organisations reports on the impact of its Justice For Every Child campaign in calling for a fair share for the most marginalised children during the pandemic.  

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23 November 2020

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT: Join the youth/student-led sub-group now!

Education Cannot Wait is the only global multilateral fund to invite young people to participate in its decision-making processes 100 Million is coordinating the sub-group and elections process. YOUR organisation can be part of the global fight for education in emergencies!

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12 November 2020


Youth leaders & activists worldwide call out the G20 and make clear demands ahead of its Leaders' Summit during two unprecedented youth-led events. 

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23 September 2020

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: angry youth activists demand action at #UNGA75

Youth leaders worldwide host an online reality-check on the unequal global response to COVID-19 during the 75th UN General Assembly.

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11 September 2020

Youth activists, Nobel laureates, & world leaders demand $1 trillion for children in COVID relief

Youth activists take critical role in Laureates and Leaders Fair Share for Children Summit to demand a fair share of COVID relief. 

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08 September 2020

Unequal, unjust, & immoral: just 0.13% of global COVID response went to the most marginalised

A new report demonstrates the shocking inequality of the world’s response to protect the futures of hundreds of millions of children.

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12 August 2020

Child trafficking in India: youth activists & survivors take action

Anoushka is a youth activist for 100 Million India. She writes about the risk of child trafficking skyrocketing in the wake of the pandemic, & explains how young people are taking action.

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12 August 2020

1 billion young people represented in Justice for Every Child campaign

On International Youth Day 2020, youth organisations representing over 1 billion young people have joined 100 Million's Justice for Every Child campaign to demand justice for the most marginalised during and beyond COVID-19.

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12 August 2020

SUPPLY CHAIN ACT NOW! 100 Million Germany activists deliver their demands to Chancellor Merkel

100 Million Germany youth activists join coalition to demand a supply chain act from Chancellor Angela Merkel in the global fight against child labour.

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30 July 2020

Child trafficking in the United States

Vishwa Padigepati, a 100 Million United States youth activist, writes about the state of child trafficking in the US - a crime which is being committed regardless of how wealthy a country is. Vishwa is from Los Angeles, California and is currently studying at Yale University.

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30 July 2020

Demanding Justice for Every Child in India: the pandemic and the education crisis

Jahanavi Sharma, member of the 100 Million India Working Group, tells us why youth activists in India are focusing the Justice for Every Child campaign on education and child trafficking.

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15 July 2020

Justice for Every Child in Kenya: youth organisations join forces to demand justice for marginalised children nationwide

Youth organisations from across Kenya convene under the Justice for Every Child campaign. 

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23 June 2020

Reflection of an Ally: Black Lives Matter in Minneapolis

High school senior and 100 Million US activist Shreya Konkimalla writes about the impact of the murder of George Floyd in her home state, Minnesota, & what the Black Lives Matter movement means to her.  

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20 June 2020


As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, 100 Million demands that child refugees receive their fair share of protection and support.

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16 June 2020

On the Day of the African Child, activists demand justice

As we commemorate the young lives lost during the 1976 Soweto Uprising, we call on African governments to deliver children's right to justice.

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12 June 2020


12 June is the World Day Against Child Labour: our leaders must wake up to the threat that COVID-19 poses to millions of children who could be forced out of school and into work by this global crisis.

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11 June 2020

We are ready to make sacrifices for justice: Blessing's story on campaigning during COVID-19

Blessing, a youth activist in Nigeria, has been campaigning for justice for every child during COVID-19 and she shares ways she has been working under the COVID-19 restrictions.

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01 June 2020


Youth activists work together to prevent a child rights disaster happening as a result of COVID-19.

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04 May 2020

Refugee children suffering under COVID-19 restrictions need protection, demand youth activists in Uganda

For many vulnerable children, the narrative that the coronavirus pandemic is a ‘great equaliser’ is completely false - especially for child refugees. 

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23 April 2020

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: progress made for unaccompanied refugee children in Greece

Governments commit to relocating children, but pressure must be maintained for commitments to become action.

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24 March 2020

COVID-19: Deepening inequalities for the world’s most marginalised children

While governments grapple with COVID-19, children and young people in Mathare, Nairobi explain how the pandemic is making marginalised children even more vulnerable.

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20 March 2020

Guidance for 100 Million Activists on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The 100 Million campaign acknowledges the growing coronavirus public health situation and will be working to ensure we can balance our commitments to fight for justice for every child, while ensuring our staff and activists remain safe during this time.


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04 March 2020

No place for a child: 100 Million joins campaign to demand safety for unaccompanied refugee children on Greek islands

100 Million, with the Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions & 63 other human rights, humanitarian and CSOs, calls on EU to urgently relocate unaccompanied refugee children from the Greek islands to safety.

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14 February 2020

Roses are red, violets are blue…did a child make my gift for you?

After decades of disappointment and heartache, it’s time to break up with businesses’ empty promises, and call for EU-wide legislation to end child-labour for good.

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16 January 2020

Resolutions for 2020: inspired by a year of inspiration, connection and action.

With 2020 heralding a new decade - one which the UN intends to be ‘a decade of action’ - we look back on what we achieved and learned in 2019 to create new year's resolutions to build stronger activism and unity, and deliver change for the most marginalised. 

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10 December 2019

Human Rights Day: Child labourers, school pupils, and university students march side by side in Liberia

Young people march to the House of Representatives to demand the right to education for the most marginalised children.

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02 December 2019

For every child in every nation: FREEDOM SAFETY EDUCATION!

100 Million Germany activists take to the streets to demand an end to child labour in German supply chains, with Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi taking demands to Ministers.

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20 November 2019

Every Child, Every Community - new report to make the rights of the child a reality

As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, 100 Million launches its new report, Every Child, Every Community, to deliver the rights of the most excluded and marginalised children.

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30 October 2019

Watoto Wana Say - Children Have a Say - and they will!

Youth activists in Kenya hold festival of rights for children, & successfully demand action from politicians.

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28 October 2019

100 Million India begins to ask: "When Will Every Child Have Justice and Education?"

Youth activist Ritu Kumari writes about 100 Million India's demands for the right to education.

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21 October 2019

Rallies for Every Child launched on five continents!

Youth activists on five continents have started hosting Rallies for Every Child to demand the rights to freedom, safety, and education from their local decision-makers.

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15 October 2019

100 Million activists ask parliamentarians worldwide: when will every child have justice?

Youth activists from Africa and Europe join the Inter-Parliamentary Union's General Assembly and call on government representatives to listen to young people.

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11 October 2019

100 Million India activists demand: when will every girl have education?

On the International Day of the Girl 2019, over 70,000 young people march for every girl's right to education in India.

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26 September 2019

LEADERS: Your words must become action, or you will fail the world’s most marginalised children and young people

Youth activists’ statement on the 2019 High-Level Political Forum/Sustainable Development Goals Summit

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22 September 2019

100 Million youth activists join UN General Assembly 2019!

Youth activists from every continent have been taking part in demonstrations and meetings to demand the rights of every child.

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12 July 2019

100 Million criticises governments for failure to deliver UN Sustainable Development Goals

This year's High-Level Political Forum a disappointment as progress on child-related goals stalls.

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17 June 2019

Standing together for the most marginalised

Youth activists representing over 50 million young people join the 100 Million Global Youth Meeting

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16 June 2019

International Day of the African Child, June 16 2019

Joint statement by 100 Million Global Youth Meeting participants 

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22 May 2019

Students start letter-writing campaign to end child labour for 100 Million India

Students in Himachal Pradesh moved to action by The Price of Free.

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30 April 2019

100 Million Sweden hosts Kailash Satyarthi

The Swedish 100 Million campaign organises a discussion with students on child labour.

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29 April 2019

Young people commit to take action against child labour at UK Parliament

Students from schools and universities in London joined Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi today for a screening of The Price of Free.

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26 April 2019


100 Million supports Fashion Revolution Week 2019

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01 April 2019

All kids should be given the opportunity to decide for themselves about their own lives

Swedish students meet government representatives to discuss what they can do to ensure the freedom, safety, and education of the world’s most marginalised children.

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14 March 2019

On #MyFreedomDay, we ask “what does freedom mean to you?”

On March 14th every year, students around the world raise awareness of modern slavery on #MyFreedomDay.

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21 January 2019

Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi meets London students with Dr. Rosena Allin-Khan MP

A recent visit to the UK saw Kailash Satyarthi spend time with London students to inspire them to fight for children's rights

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11 January 2019

Five reasons for hope: 100 Million 2018 in review

It's easy just to focus on how the rights of the most vulnerable were abused and denied - but that's not the whole story.

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11 December 2018

100 Million: two years into the campaign!

After two years of building the campaign, youth activists are working together for the rights of every child, on every continent.

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14 November 2018

100 Million activists demand child labour laws in Germany

Students in Germany are having their voices heard loud and clear as the 100 Million campaign launches in Germany.

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14 November 2018

We have the power to end child labour. Let’s change this world.

Youth activists in communities worldwide take part in the 100 Million week of global action and screenings of the award-winning film on child labour, The Price of Free.

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13 September 2018

Mukti Caravan: crusade against child trafficking launches in India

The campaign on wheels fighting against child trafficking by raising awareness in 'hotspot' communities.

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12 August 2018

International Youth Day 2018: campaigning for safe spaces for young people

With civic spaces shrinking and violent instability rising, the demand for safe spaces for young people to organise and campaign couldn't be more urgent.

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20 June 2018

World Refugee Day 2018: more children than ever forced to flee their homes

Over 13 million children are refugees, and 23 million more have been displaced in their own countries - but the stats hide the true level of suffering of children fleeing from conflict or disaster.

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10 June 2018

Youth campaigns tackle child exclusion from community to national levels

Ending the exclusion of the world's most marginalised children has to involve local communities and national governments working with young people themselves. 

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30 May 2018

Youth activists connect worldwide for the right to safety

This May, 100 Million activists across the world raised their voices in support of the millions of children and young people facing the worst forms of violence. Together, we demanded that all children realise their right to be SAFE, especially the most vulnerable, who face multiple forms of discrimination and receive the least support.

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03 April 2018

Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit, March 2018

Youth activists take centre stage at the global platform to accelerate progress for children's rights.

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24 March 2018

100 Million campaign launches in Ghana!

100 Million has officially launched in Ghana! A new national coordination group has formed, and hosted a successful launch event in Accra, Ghana on 16 March with campaign co-founder, Kailash Satyarthi, in attendance.

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22 March 2018

100 Million set to expand as first ever regional meeting is held in Africa

Representatives from 11 African countries and 3 regional organisations join the campaign's first ever regional meeting, in Accra, Ghana, hosted by Education International's Africa Regional Office.

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21 March 2018

100 Million campaign officially launches in Togo!

Following the successful Decision-Makers' Back to School Day held in Lomé last October, the 100 Million campaign held its official launch in Togo on 13 March.

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08 March 2018

Thousands of young people join 100 Million across India

Students in Hyderabad, Odisha, and Karimnagar join the campaign!

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04 February 2018

Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference 2018

A step – not a leap – closer to quality education for every child.

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01 January 2018

Bharat Yatra: thousands of young people marched for their rights - and decision-makers listen

Over 800,000 activists march to demand leaders tackle the vast challenge of child safety from labour and abuse.

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04 December 2017

Over a thousand education representatives adopt 100 Million in Brazil

"100 milhões por 100 milhões!"

More than a thousand members of municipal councils of education from all Brazilian states adopt the 100 Million campaign.

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04 December 2017

100 Million launches in Peru, with Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Following months of campaigning in Peru for the rights of every child, activists celebrate official launch.

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04 December 2017

Decision-makers go Back to School: working with young people to end exclusion

Young people on every continent demand their decision-makers take action for every child to be free, safe, and educated.

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