Women Deliver CEO Launches ‘Deliver For Good’ Campaign At Conference; Celebrities, Experts, Others Call For Integrated Approach To Achieve Gender Equality
The Guardian: ‘We can’t keep looking at women as body parts or diseases,’ says Women Deliver CEO
“A new global campaign that makes the case for investing in women and girls was launched on the opening day of the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen on Monday. The Deliver for Good campaign highlights 12 critical areas that, with greater investment, could improve the lives of women and girls and speed up efforts to achieve gender equality. ‘We can’t keep looking at girls and women as body parts or diseases. This has to be integrated,’ said Katja Iversen, CEO of Women Deliver…” (Ford, 5/17).
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Annie Lennox and Denmark’s Princess Mary call for men to join women’s campaign
“Singer Annie Lennox and Denmark’s Princess Mary called on Monday for men to join the fight for women’s equality as they opened the world’s biggest women’s health and rights conference in a decade in Copenhagen. Some 5,500 delegates from over 160 countries — including policymakers, business leaders, health workers, activists, and celebrities — are attending the fourth Women Deliver conference…” (Batha, 5/16).