Why Investing in Women is a Smart Choice

This week, Akimbo, the blog for the International Women's Health Coalition, published a 3-part series on the importance of investing in women taken from a speech given at the 20th World Population Day in Abuja, Nigeria.

Liya Kebede: Advocate for Maternal Health

Today, supermodel, actress, and mother Liya Kebede posted to the Huffington Post about, "We Need a Global Fund for Moms."

A First Lady Speaks Out on Maternal Health

Earlier this month, Sia Nyama Koroma, First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, wrote an article on Huffington Post titled, "It's Time to Make Mothers a Priority."

Getting the Conversation Started—Invest in Women

Our very own Jill Sheffield has posted on Conversations for a Better World as a "conversation starter." In her blog post, she writes:

G8 Leaders Highlight Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

L'Aquila , Itlay – The "Group of 8" (G8) gathered the world's most powerful heads of state in Italy in early July to discuss the world's most pressing problems, including action needed to improve maternal health.

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