Helping every child: our top social media posts of 2017
Childcare, Children in conflicts, Early childhood development, Education funding, Education in emergencies, Girls' education, Right to education, Theirworld
Find out what Theirworld messages and films got the most shares, likes and retweets as we campaigned for education and early years care for every child.
From joining with Shakira to send a major petition to get the G20 to back education to launching a brand new campaign for early childhood development with some of the world’s best loved comedians, 2017 has been a busy year for the Theirworld team.
But without the support of our social media followers amplifying our messages and encouraging people to take action, we would not have made the steps forward in our aim to get every child the best start in life.
Here’s a look at some of the social media posts that have made the most noise this year.
Top Facebook posts of 2017
G20 leaders commit to a new education funding plan.
Find out all about our #5for5 campaign.
Matt Lucas (in a pink onesie) backs early childhood development.
Shakira backs plan to get millions of children into school.
Find out what life is like for a Syrian refugee child bride.
Top tweets of 2017
Matt Lucas bangs the drum for early years care.
90% of your brain developed before the age of five. But kids all over the world still aren’t getting the investment they need. Join our #5for5 campaign to make #earlyyears a priority ???? https://t.co/1r7XvuDb14 #UniversalChildrensDay pic.twitter.com/dCFjbb9gSO
— Theirworld (@theirworld) November 20, 2017
We honour some amazing people for International Women’s Day.
Female White Helmets from Syria and Afghan footballer receive Theirworld awards #IWD2017 #RewritingTheCode https://t.co/UL17ovUbT9
— Theirworld (@theirworld) March 7, 2017
Why leaders need to back education funding.
Together, we've got education on the agenda for the #G20 Summit. Now let's make sure world leaders #FundEducation: https://t.co/lnwXiJp4Iz pic.twitter.com/g8LjNVGo2x
— Theirworld (@theirworld) July 6, 2017
A call for countries to provide pre-primary education for every child.
Early learning is one of the best investments a govt can make. Tell world leaders to invest in pre-primary education https://t.co/R1YZe1iTXi
— Theirworld (@theirworld) September 14, 2017
How Shakira’s speech helped to make education history.
#TBT to @Shakira's amazing speech last week. With 145,000+ voices behind her, turns out the #G20 *was* with her. ✊ https://t.co/hAbkwtVL7A https://t.co/EZWPaS7Obn
— Theirworld (@theirworld) July 13, 2017
Top Instagram posts of 2017
Actor Rainn Wilson has a big message.
Gordon Brown and Shakira say invest in children.
Campaigners urge G20 to fund education.
Last night @shakira and UN Special Envoy for Education Gordon Brown (far right) handed over messages from 145,000 people and 30 major organizations asking the G20 to #fundeducation. Argentinian President Mauricio Macri (far left) will be taking our messages to the G20 negotiations today. We hope world leaders do the right thing. #IFFEd
Jumping for joy – but more hurdles ahead.
Girls rule at our Code Clubs.