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Wilson Center Event Explores Guttmacher-Lancet Commission’s Recommendations On Rights-Based Approach To Sexual, Reproductive Health

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Patricia Da Silva: ‘The Time is Now’ to Accelerate Progress for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Isabel Griffith, intern with the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center, highlights remarks from Patricia Da Silva, associate director of the…

UNICEF Highlights 10 Facts About Child Brides, Why Practice Should End

UNICEF: Fast Facts: 10 facts illustrating why we must #EndChildMarriage “Globally, one in five women were married before their 18th birthday. … While the prevalence of child marriage is decreasing globally, in many places, progress on ending this practice remains too slow. In order to finally end this practice by…

Newly Launched U.S. Women’s Global Development And Prosperity Initiative Aims To Advance Women’s Equality

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative Rahima Kandahari, acting director of the Office of Global Women’s Issues at the U.S. Department of State, discusses the launch of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, which aims to “ensure women around the world are empowered…

Indonesia’s Sexual Violence Bill Faces Opposition From Conservative Groups

VOA News: Indonesian Sexual Violence Bill Faces Religious Opposition “Indonesia’s landmark sexual violence bill, which advocates say would be the first legal basis for cases of sexual abuse in the country, is facing opposition from conservative groups, putting its passage in doubt. … The sexual violence bill is considered to…

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Associated Press/POLITICO: U.N. chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talks (12/13). Devex: How hard to reach are the ‘hard to reach’? (Abrahams, 12/13). Devex: Supporting disability advocacy: Insights from Savina Nongebatu (Cornish, 12/12). Devex: Older generation at risk of being left behind in push for UHC (Root, 12/12). Global…

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Agence France-Presse: Sri Lanka in bold bid to flush out open defecation (3/5). Agence France-Presse: Survivor antibody clears path for new Ebola vaccine (3/4). Agence France-Presse: Niger launches campaign to protect 6 mn children from meningitis (3/5). Al Jazeera: Colombia border hospitals struggle with Venezuelan migrant influx (Grattan, 3/5). CIDRAP…