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    From 16-19 May 2016 Women Deliver will host the world's largest conference on the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women in the last decade.

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Reflections from ICFP: “Nothing for us without us!”

By: Ahmed Aboushady, Ana Aguilera, and Patrick Segawa, Women Deliver Young Leaders

A volcanic eruption may have prevented young leaders from convening the International Conference on Family Planning in November 2015. But it didn’t stop us from talking about the importance of youth voices on this topic! In January 2016, more than 300 young people and over 3,000 experts and leaders in the field gathered in Bali, Indonesia for the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP). Read more...

 

Appeal to protect the health and rights of Syrian women and girls

By Babatunde Osotimehin; Originally posted on Devex

As leaders meet for the Syrian donors conference, after five years of conflict, more than half of all Syrians have been forced to flee their homes. Over 13 million remain inside the country, and 4.7 million have crossed seas and borders in search of safety and opportunity. Among those affected are more than 5 million Syrian women and adolescent girls of reproductive age, of whom 430,000 are pregnant. Read More..

A Look Into Advocacy: January

While Women Deliver is based in New York, we often find ourselves all around the world advocating for improvement of the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. The first month of 2016 has found us in places like Bali and Davos, and has assured us that the tide will continue turning for girls and women and we want to stay at the center of it. Read More...

Zika outbreak raises fears of rise in deaths from unsafe abortions

By: Sarah Boseley and Bruce Douglas; Originally posted on The Guardian

Campaigners are calling on Latin American governments to rethink their policies on contraception and abortion because of the spread of Zika virus, which they fear will lead to a rise in women’s deaths from unsafe abortions as well as the predicted surge in brain-damaged babies. Read More...

Girls & Women Were Not Left Out in the Cold in Davos

By: Katja Iversen, CEO
Women Deliver


What do Bono, Melinda Gates, Kevin Spacey, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, and Women Deliver all have in common? Normally I'd say "not much". But two weeks ago we were all in Davos, where the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting brought together the rich and famous - and some of us mere mortals - for their annual meeting on the state of the world.. Read More...

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