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‘Daily Delivery’ Archives from Women Deliver 2013

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During Women Deliver 2013, FHI 360 and Women Deliver released a recap of the previous day’s social media coverage called the Daily Delivery. Access the full archive of curated social media coverage, top videos, reports, blogs and breaking announcements.

Voices to Inspire: Women Deliver 2013

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FHI 360 partnered with the Women Deliver Community to capture the top voices from Women Deliver 2013. Here is a complete archive of all the interviews.

A Closing Message to WD2013 Participants by Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA

#WDLive: Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA from FHI 360 on Vimeo.

Crowdblog: The Development Agenda Through a Woman’s Lens

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We are moving toward the adoption of new goals for development, framed under the theme of a sustainable world. Yet, the goals established in various UN documents such as the ICPD Program of Action, The Beijing Platform of Action and the MDGs – especially those related to reproductive health–are far from achieved; In some cases they are still controversial and inadequate for the challenges of the future. How can the new development goals adequately address women’s rights and needs?

Behind a healthy woman, there’s girls and men

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By Morra Aarons-Mele, CEO, Women Online

What do “husband schools” have to do with saving women’s lives? That is my favorite quote from the Women Deliver 2013 Conference in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, the largest global health event of the decade… | Full post.

It’s Time for Action: Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland

#WDLive: Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland from FHI 360 on Vimeo.

What the world needs now is girl-centered advocacy

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By Denise Dunning, Program Director, Adolescent Girls’ Advocacy & Leadership Initiative

Invest in a girl and she will change her own life and her family. Invest in girl-centered advocacy and the same girl will also change her community, her country, and maybe even the world. Creating and implementing girl-friendly laws, policies, and budgets through girl-centered advocacy is our greatest hope for large-scale, sustainable global change…| Full post. |

Women’s rights in global cartoons

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By Liza Donnelly, Contributor, Forbes

The global advocacy group, Women Deliver, is hosting its third conference, May 28-30, 2013, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This conference brings together thousands of activists, world leaders, healthcare professionals, corporate leaders, NGOs and global media outlets from around the world to discuss how to help improve the lives of women and girls. For the event, I was honored to be invited to curate an exhibit of international cartoonist’s art on the subject of women’s rights…. | Full post. |

Dispatches from Women Deliver: Breaking taboos for women’s health

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By Morra Aarons-Mele

The hidden subtext of the Women Deliver 2013 Conference in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, the largest global health event of the decade, is all about breaking taboos: Taboos about women and power, about sex, about relationships between men and women, and about the role of global institutions in quite simply talking about sexual health… | Full post. |

The Power of Information: Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, UN Foundation

#WDLive: Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, UN Foundation from FHI 360 on Vimeo.