As this wild year draws to a close, I can't help but reflect on resilience, find strength in solutions, and feel fired up
“Even though the clitoris has been removed, that doesn’t stop us from having full capacity of pleasure."
To those attempting to evaluate we caution that measuring the effect of a community-based intervention is not straightforward
We urge the G7 nations to show leadership and to make political and financial commitments to Universal Health Coverage at their upcoming summit in Japan. This would be a clear signal from the most powerful economies that "business as usual" will not do if the world is serious about implementing the SDGs.
Whether you're a world leader who can increase investment in girls, a business that can change your equal pay policies or a person who can directly lobby your government decision-maker to change an unequal law -- now is the time to act and invest in girls and women.
The Gates Foundation has committed $80 million to gathering robust and reliable data.
Women, Girls, and Global Goals: Why Ensuring Women's and Girls' Health and Rights Is Crucial to Achieving the SDGs
This week, international leaders from all sectors of society convene in Copenhagen for the Women Deliver 2016 Conference.
The rallying cry for girls' education, ending early marriage and pregnancies, and preventing gender-based violence is resonating with a more global and diverse audience than ever before.
Unmet need for contraception is greatest for women under the age of 20 and, in the world's poorest countries, one in three women has a child before the age of 18.
I once heard someone say that art is a reflection of your soul, so if you are creating art about another culture, make sure your soul is right.
Women, particularly in developing countries, face numerous challenges, including sexual violence, limited access to health resources, barriers to education, and inadequate economic opportunities.
Life for women and girls in Jamaica has seen recent improvements in terms of education and job opportunities, but the health situation is complicated. Many pregnant mothers live in rural areas and do not receive consistent antenatal care. Child mortality has dropped in recent years, and so has the rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, but maternal mortality is still a problem.