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SDG Progress For Women ‘Unacceptably Slow,’ Says New U.N. Women Report

Devex: Progress on gender equality ‘unacceptably slow:’ U.N. Women “The United Nations has warned that progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals for women and girls is ‘unacceptably slow,’ and has called for better data as well as a special focus on unpaid care work and ending violence against women…

WHO Issues New Recommendations On Global Care Standards For Childbirth

WHO: Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience, says WHO “WHO has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions…” (2/15). WHO: A “good birth” goes beyond having a healthy baby Princess Nothemba Simelela, WHO assistant director general for family,…

HRW Releases 2 Articles On Mexico City Policy

Human Rights Watch: U.S. Finds ‘Gag Rule’ Flaws, but Makes No Changes HRW discusses findings from the State Department’s recently released six-month review of the Mexico City Policy (2/14). Human Rights Watch: Trump’s ‘Mexico City Policy’ or ‘Global Gag Rule’ HRW discusses questions and answers related to the Mexico City…

Study Finds Many Young Women With HIV In 7 African Countries Unaware Of Infection

The Guardian: Many young African women with HIV unaware they are infected “Less than half of young women with HIV in seven southern and east African countries are aware they are infected, according to a wide-ranging study. … Only 46.3% of those infected were aware that they had the disease,…

Trump Administration Impacting Human Rights Globally

Foreign Affairs: Giving Up the High Ground Sarah Margon, Washington director of Human Rights Watch “…In country after country, the Trump administration is gutting U.S. support for human rights, the rule of law, and good governance, damaging the overarching credibility of the United States. … On foreign policy, … the…

Blog Post Discusses U.S. State Department’s 6-Month Review Of Protecting Life In Global Health Assistance Policy

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: State Department Global Gag Rule ‘review’ focuses on training, compliance measures Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses the release of the U.S. Department of State’s first review of the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy, also known as the Mexico City policy.…

Skilled Midwives Critical To Preventing Maternal Deaths In Myanmar

UNFPA: A safe pregnancy is every woman’s right: Midwifery care saves lives in Myanmar This post discusses the importance of scaling up the midwifery workforce in preventing maternal deaths and how “UNFPA is working to professionalize midwifery in Myanmar” (2/7).

Christian Science Monitor Examines Feminist Foreign Policy In Practice

Christian Science Monitor: Can foreign policy be feminist? Sweden says yes. “A doctor in a sparsely furnished Nairobi clinic, providing a young woman with birth control. A job-training center throwing open its doors to women in Armenia. A United Nations delegate urging the assembly to consider gender in its global…

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