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UNFPA and IPPF to Partner in Providing SRHR Services to Earthquake Affected Women and Girls in Nepal

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have entered into a partnership to ensure that the need for sexual and reproductive health care of young girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers in Nepal is urgently met in the wake of the devastating April 25 earthquake. Read more...

Striving for a Better Tomorrow on International Day of the Midwife

By: Brittany Tatum 

May 5 of each year marks International Day of the Midwife (IDM) in which we celebrate the progress that has been made towards the vision to reduce all preventable maternal and newborn deaths. Read more...

Women Deliver Announces New Cohort of 200 Young Leaders

New York, NY, 1 May 2015 – Women Deliver is happy to announce the selection of 200 new and exceptional young advocates who will join the organization’s Young Leaders Program—a three-year fellowship opportunity for young people under the age of 30 who are working to advance the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women around the world. The new Young Leaders come from 94 countries and work on a variety of issues, including family planning, HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence, and youth leadership and participation. Read more...

The Folly of Farring Pregnant Girls from School in Sierra Leone

By: Chernor Bah; Originally posted on Africa is a Country

Pregnant girls are now barred from school in my country Sierra Leone. The government has decided that as schools reopen this week for the first time since the vicious Ebola outbreak that has claimed over 10,000 lives – and plunged our country into fear, lock downs, economic and emotional pain – pregnant girls should simply stay away. Read more...

Imagine a World… Women Deliver Statement on Commission on Population and Development (CPD48)

Imagine a world where no woman dies giving life, where no baby is born with HIV, where every girl is able to attend school and receive a quality education, and where everybody — including girls, women and young people — has the opportunity to live to their full potential. Read more...

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