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Data Equality Critical To Achieving Gender Equality

Medium: We Won’t Achieve Gender Equality Without Data Equality Gro Harlem Brundtland, vice chair of the United Nations Foundation, and Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation “…[M]uch of the [development] data available — especially data that reflects the lives of girls and women, both independently and…

Investing In Women, Girls Critical To Economic Development, Global Health

Huffington Post: Igniting Change by Investing in Girls and Women Tedros Adhanom, minister of foreign affairs for Ethiopia “…Securing the health and rights of girls and women is a necessary condition if we are to [achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)]. We need advocates from all branches of government and…

Better Data On Women Could Help Close Gender Gap

Medium: To Close the Gender Gap, We Have to Close the Data Gap Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…The hard reality is that in too many areas, data doesn’t exist. What’s more  —  even where it does exist, it’s often sexist. It misses women and…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 288 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features articles on various topics, including articles on the fund’s strategic focus on the promotion of rights and gender equality and its…

U.S. Engaged In Efforts To Protect Women, Girls’ Health, Rights

U.S. State Department’s “DipNote”: World Humanitarian Summit: Coming Together to Protect Women and Girls Anne C. Richard, assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration at the U.S. Department of State, discusses U.S. efforts to protect women and girls, including “empowering women and girls as leaders…

Physician Reflects On Challenges Of Providing FP Services In West Africa

Intrahealth’s “Vital”: Family Planning Has Yet to Take Hold in West Africa — But Change Is Coming Boniface Sebikali, senior clinical training adviser at IntraHealth International, reflects on his experience as a physician and family planning/reproductive health trainer in West Africa to shed light on the challenges of providing family…

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