#MDG456Live Daily Delivery | September 22-28, 2013 | Curated coverage of women and children and the post-2015 agenda.

“Unfinished Business:” Partnering to Reach Every Woman and Every Child

The global health community has made significant progress toward reducing child and maternal deaths but is not on track to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for maternal and child deaths that world leaders agreed to in 2000… Read the full post >>

U.N. Director: Social Media Can End Violence Against Women

The Executive Director of U.N. Women says your tweets can help stop violence against women…. Read full post

The Power of Girls Voice: Malala Yousafzai

Pakistani teenager and education champion Malala Yousafzai inspired the crowd and the world when she spoke at the Social Good Summit.

Johnson & Johnson convenes discussions on Millennium Development Goal challenges and the way forward

Johnson & Johnson convened leaders in global health and development to discuss progress made and next steps needed to expand interventions to save the lives of 16 million women and children around the world. Three sessions refocused attention on newborn survival, new collaborations to treat and prevent intestinal worm infections, and the expansion of promising practices needed to strengthen the global health work force…

Lives on the Line

In the 5 days world leaders gather at the UN General Assembly, close to 100,000 children and 4,000 women will die unnecessarily… Read full post + view infographic >>

Advancing Progress: Investing in Healthy and Educated Girls and Women

By Girls’ Globe
On Tuesday, September 24th, Dr. Sanjay Gupta moderated an incredible panel that focused on global development for women and girls. Panelists included Hillary Clinton, Melinda Gates, Queen Rania of Jordan, and Dr. Muhammad Yunus… Read crowdblog

MDG 5: Maternal health matters in Murreh Kunda, The Gambia

By Courtney Petersen

While participating in Tostan’s holistic, nonformal education program, the Community Empowerment Program (CEP), women, men, and adolescents in Murreh Kunda learned about their human rights, including their right to health… Read full post >>

The Millennium Development Goals: What Do They Mean for Youth?

Improving the health and well-being of youth is paramount to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Why? Read on… Read full post >>

White Ribbon Alliance: Making Leaders Stand by Their Commitments for Women

By Julia Wiklander, Girls’ Globe

White Ribbon Alliance understands that we cannot improve the health of women and girls by commitments alone. Women and girls must be empowered and given the opportunity to voice their opinions and hold governments, health centers, and community leaders accountable… Read the full post>>

Girls’ Globe in New York City – Tuesday, UNGA Week

Girls’ Globe spent Tuesday with Girls Not Brides, the Ford Foundation, the Social Good Summit, and the Clinton Global Initiative… Read the crowdblog