In a powerful new video, one two-letter word is what connects women and girls everywhere.

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A powerful video has been released to highlight gender inequality across the globe – especially for those living in poverty.

Makers say there is “categorically nowhere” in the world where women have the same opportunities as men.

The ONE Campaign and Don’t Panic teamed up to make the film, which shows women of different ages in a variety of situations that are told “no” – highlighting child marriage and girls’ access to education.

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“You don’t need to be a girl in Uganda to understand what it would mean to be held back from school because you have your period,” said ONE’s Creative Director Meagan Bond.

“You don’t need to be a woman in Congo to imagine what it would feel like to be denied a bank loan because you don’t have a husband.

“Our message with this campaign and this film is that it’s time to stop leaving the women who are the most disenfranchised out of the conversation. None of us are equal until all of us are equal.”

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