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Global Action Theme, 2009 – 2015

Girls worldwide say "together we can change our world" is the WAGGGS global action theme based on the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to end poverty by 2015.

World Thinking Day themes are consistent with the Global Action themes:

With the new Global Action Theme and its supporting materials, WAGGGS hopes to inspire girls and young women to play their part, together, we can change our world!

More information can be found on the WAGGGS Web site.

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and WAGGGS' Global Action Theme Messages

MDG 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger girls worldwide say "together we can end extreme poverty and hunger"

MDG 2: Achieve universal primary education girls worldwide say "education opens doors for all girls and boys"

MDG 3: Promote gender equality and empower women girls worldwide say "empowering girls will change our world"

MDG 4: Reduce child mortality girls worldwide say "together we can save children's lives"

MDG 5: Improve maternal health girls worldwide say "every mother's life and health is precious"

MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases girls worldwide say "we can stop the spread of AIDS, malaria and other diseases"

MDG 7: Ensure environmental sustainability girls worldwide say "we can save our planet"

MDG 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development girls worldwide say "we can create peace through partnerships"