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In 2010 we broke the borders of democracy.

Give Your Vote is exciting, brave and emphasises our common humanity. It is a radical call for a world where all human beings have an equal say in the politics that affect them.Nobel laureate, Desmond Tutu.
They will doubtless be dismissed by everyone as a bunch of idealistic, utopian, lunatic do-gooders, which is precisely what they are. But so were the first suffragettes...Journalist, Laurie Penny, UK.
This is a brilliant initiative which busts politics out of its parochial box. Give Your Vote fully grasps what it means to think globally and act locally.Writer, George Monbiot.
Give Your Vote campaign is a brave and great idea. it invokes the inherent equality of all human beings to take part in global, political, economic and climate change related decisions.Nobel laureate, Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad.
This is a brilliant initiative which busts politics out of its parochial box. Give Your Vote fully grasps what it means to think globally and act locally.Writer, George Monbiot.

In May 2010, thousands of people in the UK gave their votes to people outside the country to protest the lack of democracy in international decisions of climate change, migration, trade and war. (more)

In our globalised world, politics doesn't stop at the border. But democracy does.

To challenge this, voters in the UK pledged their votes to people in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Ghana who are directly affected by UK policies.

After a month of asking questions of candidates, TV debates, radio shows and local discussions, people voted via local text message with the results passed on to people in the UK who cast those votes.

To find out more, visit the archived site.

An Egality action. team@giveyourvote.org
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A world where everyone has an equal say
in the decisions that affect them.

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