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Achieving AIDS-Free Generation Ambitious But Possible

Devex: Eliminating AIDS by 2030: End the epidemic in children, adolescents, and young women Charles Lyons, president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation “…[T]argets are only a part of what is required if we want to realize the promise of the first AIDS-free generation by 2020. Here’s…

U.S. Continues To Work Toward Advancement Of Global Gender Equality

Council on Foreign Relations: What the United State of Women Means for Global Issues Catherine Russell, U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues, discusses U.S. efforts to advance global gender equality, including the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security; the U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence;…

Continued Investment Needed To Develop Women-Specific HIV Prevention Tools

Devex: Innovative prevention options for women offer new hope to end HIV and AIDS Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International Partnership for Microbicides “…Ending AIDS must start with women because they bear the greatest burden. … One major reason is the lack of prevention options that women can use on…

Sweden Committed To 4 Areas Integral To Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Huffington Post: First Generation to Eradicate Poverty Isabella Lövin, Sweden’s minister of international development cooperation and climate and deputy prime minister, and Gustav Fridolin, Sweden’s minister for education “…[T]he world so far has failed to deal with the greatest challenges of our time. The world needs countries that are willing…

Addressing Inequality Critical To Ending AIDS

The Guardian: It isn’t lack of drugs preventing us eradicating AIDS, but inequality Lilianne Ploumen, Dutch minister for foreign trade and development cooperation “…It’s time that we as governments, together with our civil society partners, tackle the discrimination that prevents those infected with HIV from seeking and finding assistance and…

Women, Children Face Social Challenges, More Adversely Affected By Malnutrition

ONE Campaign: “A stunted child anywhere is a stunted child everywhere:” An interview with ‘1,000 Days’ author Roger Thurow In an interview with Samantha Urban, the ONE Campaign’s content manager, Roger Thurow, senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and author of The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial…

Investments In Partnerships To Empower Women, Girls Can Benefit Global Society

Devex: What it means to create a ‘women’s health development army’ Tedros Adhanom, minister of foreign affairs and former minister of health for Ethiopia “…We will achieve a better future for girls and women if we make them the center of our actions and decisions. … In order to realize…

The Guardian Profiles Group Of Women Who Sell Contraceptives In Rural Pakistan

The Guardian: The ‘Avon ladies’ of Pakistan selling contraception door to door “From 8am to 4pm, 25-year-old Samina Khaskheli travels door-to-door in rural Pakistan handing out free samples of condoms, birth control pills, and intrauterine devices. … Samina is a worker for the Marginalised Area Reproductive Health Viable Initiative –…

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