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PATH names local organizers for regional caucuses at the Women Deliver 4th Global Conference

Originally posted by PATH 

PATH and Women Deliver today announced the local nongovernmental organizations (NGO) tapped to spearhead regional advocacy caucuses on April 19 during the Women Deliver 4th Global Conference in Copenhagen. The NGOs, selected for their regional expertise and experience, will lead caucus participants in discussing targeted advocacy strategies to strengthen the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Caucus organizers by region are. Read More...

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today with Delivering for Girls and Women Award

Originally Posted on Every Woman Every Child 

On the occasion of the Commission on the Status of Women's annual meeting and during an Every Woman Every Child event at U.N. headquarters, Women Deliver presented the first-ever ‘Delivering for Girls and Women’ award to the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Women Deliver is a leading global advocacy organization for the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women.  The Women Deliver award was created to recognize true visionaries for game-changing efforts that move the needle forward for girls and women, and to initiatives, like Every Woman Every Child, that will lead to significant progress in the future. Read More...

Announcement of Every Woman Every Child’s Independent Accountability Panel

Originally Posted on Every Women Every Child

Last September, the UN Secretary-General launched the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health to help further the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda. This strategy builds on 15 years of progress under the Millennium Development Goals and the Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) movement. A key strategic priority for EWEC is the development of an updated accountability framework to ensure strong implementation of the SDGs. 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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