Support women and girls With 10,000 steps a day

In the world’s poorest countries, women and girls have to spend their days walking for water. This daily trek prevents them from going to work or school, and means they can’t fulfil their potential.

But you can change this.

Walk 10,000 steps a day for a week and raise £100.

Your support can help improve access to water across the globe, giving women and girls time for work or school and the chance of a better future.

“Walk in solidarity with women and girls across the world…we can and we will make a difference.” Dr Helen Pankhurst, direct descendant of suffragettes Sylvia and Emmeline Pankhurst.

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Ambie's Story

Instead of going to school like most 10-year-old girls, Ambie spends her days walking to collect water for her family. She dreams of becoming a nurse. But until she has time for school, this will remain a dream.

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We have some fantastic competitions that you can enter as part of Walk In Her Shoes.

Take a look and see what you could be in with a chance of winning!

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Walking Ideas

Need some inspiration? Take a look at our hints and tips for fitting 10,000 steps into your daily life.

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Ambie's journey

Follow her daily journey to support her family.

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Your school could win a talk from much loved children's author Jacqueline Wilson, or Dr Helen Pankhurst, direct descendant of suffragettes Emmeline and Sylvia Pankhurst. Click here to find out more.

Fundraising Ideas

The easiest way to reach your £100 target is to gain sponsorship from family, friends and colleagues. How about walking dressed in something silly or unusual, and asking people to sponsor you a little more for your efforts?

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International Women’s Day 2015

Catch up on our fantastic International Women’s Day 2015 walk with Helen Pankhurst, Paloma Faith, Gemma Arterton, Annie Lennox and more…

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