Fifty minutes a day. That’s the amount of additional time men would need to contribute every day to caring for children and households to make a leap toward achieving gender equality in unpaid care, according to the third-ever State of the World’s Fathers report.
Girl Effect, the Government of Canada and Women Deliver just launched a new Initiative focused on engaging young people around sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Too often, middle-income regions like Latin America and the Caribbean are ignored in conversations about global gender equality and women’s rights and health.
There was a buzzing air of positivity at Women Deliver, and such a diverse mix of people spreading ideas and creating partnerships to make collaborative action possible.
When women are included in the climate planning process, not only do they bring in a unique perspective, but are also more likely to take part in solutions. When diverse perspectives are engaged in climate action, stronger solutions are more likely.
Increasing access to clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels can deliver dramatic gender impacts, while also improving health, protecting the environment, and enhancing livelihoods
The current shortfall facing groups like UNFPA is the result of a shift in donor funding priorities and an overall decrease in funding for development programs. There is no quick fix for that.
As thousands of advocates, policymakers and global leaders wrap up a week of discussion at the Women Deliver conference on how to transform our world, I can’t help but keep asking: WTFP?!
Mabel van Orange, chair of Girls Not Brides, said at this conference: “A world that has child marriage will never be a world where girls and boys are equal, a world where women are equal to men.” Here’s five ways we can build a world where they are.
I feel strongly that every woman, regardless of age or where she lives, must have the ability to decide her own future— including her reproductive future.