Slain British MP Jo Cox Remembered As Advocate For Maternal Health, Human Rights

Devex: Remembering Jo Cox: A maternal health advocate extraordinaire
“Jo Cox died Thursday from injuries sustained during an attack in her Yorkshire constituency. Cox was a mother of two and a member of the British Parliament. She was the former head of policy and advocacy at Oxfam, former director of the Maternal Mortality Campaign, and had advised and consulted Save the Children and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, among many other positions. She was 41 years old. … Here is the short interview we conducted with Cox, upon naming her to our list of global development’s most promising young leaders [in 2011]…” (6/16).

Humanosphere: Jo Cox was ‘dedicated to getting us to live up to our promises’
“…While her constituents and Britain have lost a devoted and hard-working lawmaker, the world has lost a campaigner for justice and equality. … Her [humanitarian sector] experience … gave her strong political currency when talking about refugee and humanitarian issues…” (Ensor, 6/17).

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