News

Updates


Separation During Menstruation: Tradition or Torment?

By: Allyn Gaestel

This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder.

Wearing a fitted pink sweatshirt that hugged her slim hips and a hot pink bunny hat that highlighted her bright upturned cheeks, 15-year old Puja Kunwar showed me the tiny hut where she sleeps when she is on her period. The squat structure looked even more cramped in contrast to the family’s sturdy two-story home just across the small courtyard. Read more...

Women Deliver 2013 Concludes With a United Call to Invest in Girls and Women

World leaders and advocates demand girls and women are prioritized in lead-up to 2015 Millennium Development Goal deadline and beyond

Jill Sheffield and Melinda Gates present first-ever Women Deliver Rising Star Awards to young leaders fighting for progress for girls and women

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 30 May 2013 – Women Deliver 2013 concluded today with a call for continued investments in girls and women. The conference was the largest of the decade focused on girls’ and women’s health and rights, bringing together more than 4,500 leaders and advocates representing over 2,200 organizations and 149 countries. Read more...

Women Deliver Announces Winners of the Global Solutions Awards

Today, Women Deliver announced the three winners of the first-ever Social Enterprise Challenge at the 3rd global conference held in Kuala, Lumpur Malaysia. Each of the winners of the Global Solutions Awards will receive a $5,000 prize to continue the important work they are doing for girls and women. The winners are:

  1. First Place: New Incentives; newincentives.org
  2. Second Place: Black Girls Code; BlackGirlsCode.com
  3. Third Place: Wedu; wedufund.org

Read more...

Global Leaders Call for Accelerated Progress on Family Planning at Women Deliver 2013

Melinda Gates, Babatunde Osotimehin and others highlight progress in expanding contraceptive access

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 29 May 2013 – On the second day of Women Deliver 2013, the largest conference on girls and women of the decade, global leaders announced progress and new commitments toward expanding contraceptive access for women in developing countries. They also outlined plans for sustaining this momentum in the years to come. Read more...

Youth Leaders Discuss Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Services at Women Deliver 2013

By: James Kityo, The Key Correspondents Programme

The Key Correspondents Programme is covering the Women Deliver 2013 global conference live from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia May 28 – 30.

At Women Deliver 2013 this week, two key partners for the Link Up project, the ATHENA Network and the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA), met with youth leaders from around the world on a range of issues that affect them when it comes to services for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and HIV. Read more...

 1 2 3 >  Last ›

 

Women Deliver 

588 Broadway, Suite 905
New York, NY 10012 USA

Tel: +1.646.695.9100
Fax: + 1 646.695.9145

Email: info [at] womendeliver.org

 
 

Join the
Mailing List

Click here to join the mailing list.