UN Women’s top official to visit East Asia, 28 May to 4 June

From 28 May to 4 June, Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and UN Assistant Secretary-General, will undertake a week-long official trip covering Malaysia, Japan and the Republic of Korea. Ms. Puri’s first stop will be the “Women Deliver” Conference hosted this year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where she will speak at the Opening Panel:   “Investing in Women’s Reproductive Health Equals Investing in Economic and Social Progress for Everyone.” At the Conference, Ms. Puri will … [Read more...]

The Lancet and Women Deliver – Call for Papers {Dec 14 deadline}

The Lancet and Women Deliver announce Call for Papers 06 SEPTEMBER 2012 - In light of the upcoming conference in 2013, Women Deliver and The Lancet have issued a call for submissions from research groups working on reproductive, maternal, and newborn health globally. Submissions should address the themes of the upcoming conference: investment in women, meeting women’s need for contraception, and the new architecture for the development goals and the effect on reproductive … [Read more...]

Prevention and Protection Save Lives: Girls, Women, and HIV

HIV prevention and protection for women and girls cannot wait The International Peace Institute, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, Women Deliver, and Family Care International, hosted a policy forum entitled Prevention and Protection Save Lives: Girls, Women, and HIV on the sidelines of the 2011 UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS on 8 June. HIV is now recognized as the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age, the … [Read more...]

Women Deliver: Who Do You Think Delivers for Women?

  Women Deliver: Who Do You Think Delivers for Women?   8 MARCH 2011 - As we approach the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (8 March 2011), we want to put a spotlight on the...  "Women Deliver 100: the most inspiring individuals delivering for women." International Women's Day (IWD) was first declared in 1910 with the first IWD event held in 1911. This year marks 100 years of International Women's Day having been celebrated around the world. The International Women's Day Centenary … [Read more...]

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