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G7 Leaders Should Commit To Investing In Health, Nutrition, Especially For Women, Children

Thomson Reuters Foundation: For shared prosperity, G7 must invest in the health and rights of girls and women Katja Iversen, president and CEO of Women Deliver “…G7 leaders are expected to unveil a Roadmap for a Gender-Responsive Economic Environment at their annual summit starting today. If countries are truly committed…

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Guttmacher Report Examines Sexual, Reproductive Health Needs Of Very Young Adolescents In Developing Countries

Guttmacher Institute: Very Young Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs Must Be Addressed “…A new report published by the Guttmacher Institute examines and contributes to the existing evidence on the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of very young adolescents in developing countries. The report includes a new analysis of…

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Strong Political Actions Can End Obstetric Fistula, UNFPA Head Says On International Day

U.N. News Centre: On International Day, U.N. agency urges ‘hope, healing, dignity’ for fistula sufferers “Obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, but more than two million women and girls still live with the condition, the head of the United Nations women’s health agency [Tuesday] said, calling for…

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Global Community Must Address Child Marriage, FGM, Early Pregnancy To Prevent Obstetric Fistula

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Obstetric fistula; a silent death for millions of women and girls Jenny Vaughan, senior campaigns and advocacy officer at FORWARD “…Fistula affects mostly those left behind, often those whose lives are affected by multiple factors; social norms that promote child marriage, FGM, and the condoning of domestic…

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Myanmar’s Ongoing Reforms Not Yet Benefiting Children, UNICEF Alert Says

The Guardian: Up to 150 children under five die each day in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar “As many as 150 children die every day in Myanmar before they reach their fifth birthday, the U.N. children’s agency said on Tuesday, in a report calling for the government to end blocks…

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U.N. Working Group Releases New Report On Health, Human Rights Of Women, Children, Adolescents

WHO: Leading the realization of human rights to health and through health “At a high-level side event [at the World Health Assembly], the Report of the High-Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents was officially handed over to WHO’s Director-General, Dr. Margaret Chan.…

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New Research Project Provides Donors, Haiti’s Government With List Of Development Priorities

Project Syndicate: Changing the Narrative About Haiti Bjørn Lomborg, visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center “…Focusing on the problems … tells us little about where donors or Haiti’s government could make the biggest difference. A new research project, Haïti Priorise, funded by…

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Editorial, Opinion Piece Discuss Election For Next WHO Director General

Financial Times: The challenge that awaits a new leader of the WHO Editorial Board “…[W]hen officials gather in Geneva this week to select a new leader for the U.N. agency, they should take their vote seriously: the outcome matters deeply. … [U]nless the new director general is able to overhaul…

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More Focus On, Investment In Adolescent Health Could Help Reduce Deaths From Preventable Causes, WHO Report Says

Fortune: More Than 1.2 Million Kids Die Each Year From Preventable Causes “More than 1.2 million young people across the world aged 10 to 19 died in 2015, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO). And the majority were killed by preventable causes like road traffic…

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Indian Court Rules 10-Year-Old Girl Allowed To Obtain Abortion Under Law’s ‘Exceptional Circumstances’ Clause

New York Times: India Allows Abortion for 10-Year-Old Rape Victim “An Indian court ruled on Tuesday that doctors were free to carry out an abortion on a 10-year-old girl who was raped and impregnated by her stepfather. Indian law severely restricts access to abortion after 20 weeks, except when the…

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