Women’s Health, Caregiving Keys To Sustainable Development, Report Shows

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Women and Health: The key to sustainable development
Mariam Claeson, director of the maternal, newborn, and child health team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ana Langer, director of the Maternal Health Task Force at the Harvard School of Public Health, discuss The Lancet Commission on Women and Health report, published Friday by The Lancet. “…The Commission on Women and Health’s report clearly articulates that when women are valued, counted and compensated, and governments are accountable to them, they are better positioned to make significant contributions to the wellbeing of families, communities, and nations and, ultimately, to sustainable development…” (6/5).

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