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Women Deliver Congratulates New Population Council President Julia Bunting

Women Deliver sends our congratulations to Julia Bunting, longstanding champion for girls and women, who has been named as Population Council's new President. Ms. Bunting currently leads the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)'s Programmes and Technical Division. She will begin as President in March 2015. Read more...

Follow the Latest News on the Ebola Outbreak

The latest news and updates on the Ebola outbreak are now available in real-time through at this link. This includes updates on topics such as new outbreakstreatment centers and experimental vaccines, and official statements from heads of state and lead organizations such as Doctors Without Borders and the World Health Organization. Read more...

Lancet Series Sheds a Light on Gender-Based Violence

Last week, The Lancet published a special series on violence against women and girls to highlight the devastating impact of gender-based violence on the world, and how these acts of violence can be best prevented. Within the series, five papers cover the evidence base for interventions, discuss the vital role of the health sector in care and prevention, show the need for men and women to be involved in effective programs, provide practical lessons from experience in countries, and present a call for action with five key recommendations and indicators to track progress. Read more...

World AIDS Day: Business Unusual: Time to End the AIDS Epidemic

A statement from the independent Expert Review Group on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health; Originally posted by WHO

1 DECEMBER 2014 | GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Thirty years ago AIDS stole into our lives silently and ruthlessly decimating families as households incomes plummeted even as expenditures shot up and breadwinners succumbed to the collapse of their immune systems. As every sector in the economy was hit by mass morbidity and mortality resulting in absenteeism and lost productivity; food production fell, children lost teachers, health facilities lost their staff, and mining, manufacturing and service delivery deteriorated. Read more...

Women Deliver Joins the #16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

As we mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an annual campaign to end all forms of violence against women, Women Deliver is excited to join the global call to action.

Alongside CEO Katja Iversen’s appeal to world leaders and policymakers to make the safety of girls at school a priority in her article for Thomson Reuters Foundation, Women Deliver is sharing the stories of some of our Young Leaders who are taking action to end violence against girls and women around the world. During the next two and a half weeks, we will be updating our Instagram daily with a photo and story about the amazing work our youth advocates are doing in their home countries. Read more...

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