Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health

17 Flips | 1 Magazine | 8 Followers | @GLCforRH | The Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health is composed of eighteen sitting and former heads of state, high-level policymakers and other leaders who build political leadership for increased financial and technical support for reproductive health. The Council works to revitalize political commitments to reproductive health by increasing awareness of reproductive health issues, supporting the effective use of donor resources, and championing policies dedicated to achieving universal access to reproductive health.

Europe should lead on climate change | Mary Robinson and Desmond Tutu

We must leave a clean climate legacy – the fate of the world today and its future hinges on the leadership we show now<p>From recent flash floods in Britain and France to summer wildfires across southern Europe, the impacts of climate change are here, on Europe's doorstep.<p>Europeans are worried. In …

Equality for Women Is Progress for All

I've been blessed in my life to do work that I love -- advancing social justice and equality. Now I am taking the lessons I learned from our struggle to end apartheid and establish democracy in South Africa to advance equality for the world's girls and women as the head of UN Women.<p>We are fortified …

The Three Common Needs Of Every Woman (No Matter Where She's From)

I have a deep admiration for Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, not only because of her impressive work as President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, but also because of her tireless commitment to girls and women around the world. Global Fund for Women (GFW) defends and expands hard won gains in women's …

Caught up with former President of #Finland @TarjaHalonen @PrensaMichelle inauguration in Chile last week. @PNUDChile http://t.co/vBk5V4kfQ1

Mary Robinson Talks Women and Climate

Kavita Ramdas - "Nothing Less than a Revolution: Inequality, Social Justice, and Health"

Q&A with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: 'He for She'

Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Director of United Nations Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is unveiling a new campaign, …

Former Norwegian Prime Minister coming to Haas Center

Earlier this month, Stanford in Government (SIG) — the Haas Center-affiliated, non-partisan organization that is one of the largest student...

Statement from United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner on International Women's Day - Press Release

Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014<p>This week the world marks International Women's Day, celebrating the social, economic and political achievements …

Seven women to watch in global politics

<b>Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chairperson, African Union</b><p>In 2012, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was the first woman to be elected African Union (AU) chairperson since its inception in 1963. In this role, she is driving the AU's decade of the African Woman (2010 to 2020). She is already making significant policy …

UN commission on women opens annual session, to focus on development

“We cannot achieve a world of dignity for all until we end gender inequality in all its forms,” Mr. Ban told the 58th session of the CSW, underway at …

Women's News

No Longer an Afterthought: Girls' Rights in the Next Development Framework

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>It’s opening week at the UN Commission on the …

A full house and strong support for putting #women and #girls at the center of the post 2015 agenda! @ZambiaUN #CSW58 http://t.co/shQdjFPoqJ