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#MDG456Live Daily Delivery | September 22-28, 2013 | Curated coverage of women and children and the post-2015 agenda.

Wednesday, September 25

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Private Sector Commits To Achieving MDG 4 & 5

Yesterday, at the Every Woman, Every Child Private Sector Luncheon, new commitments were made and progress was discussed in a shared goal to improve the lives of women and children. 

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Let's Empower Youth for Sexual and Reproductive Rights

 \\ by JIll Sheffield, President and Founder of Women Deliver

Today, nearly half the world's population is under the age of 25. These 3 billion people -- the largest ever generation of young people -- are our future and our present. 

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"Pregnancy in a Week" Launches During Social Good Summit

 \\  by Johnson & Johnson and BabyCenter

A new mHealth campaign invites participants to experience pregnancy in one week through SMS. 

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More South Africans use a mobile phone than watch television or listen to the radio.

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Innovation Grantees Aim to Reach 4.5 Million with mHealth 

 \\  by mHealth Alliance

The "how" of how to empower youth to be change agents is to let them be kids and develop their own ideas- wherever they are in the range of potential social good actions.


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People from around the world are engaging in social media to share and learn about the Commitments to Action that CGI members make to address some of the world's most pressing challenges. 

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@RobertBeardGB Robert Beard
"If you want to see things happen on the global level, start on the village level." - @melindagates #CGI2013

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@LauraSolia  Laura Solia
"In the next 20 years if we don't take action on #ncds the loss in global productivity will equal $30 billion." Dr Chan @WHO #CGI2013

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Investing in #women and #girls has the potential to stabilize societies. @HillaryClinton #CGI2013

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Videos to Inspire

Denise Dunning
Executive Director, Let Girls Lead

Denise Dunning, Executive Director of Let Girls Lead, discusses the importance of giving girls a voice and the way in which the new Let Girls Lead platform is doing just that.  Read her Q&A on Forbes.


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MDG Countdown: Girls and Women Transforming Societies 

The MDG Countdown 2013 event aims to push for action towards the MDGs by sharing some of the most inspiring examples of women's leadership and innovative projects that are transforming societies.


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Advocacy Monitoring Through Social Data   


by Global Post

Close to 14 million tweets have been generated by the global public in the last 3 years related to the topics of children’s and women’s health. 

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Video Live Coverage

Girls' Globe Daily Live Coverage 

By: Girls' Globe Bloggers

White Ribbon Alliance: Making Leaders Stand by Their Commitments for Women

White Ribbon Alliance understands that we cannot improve the health of women and girls by commitments alone. Women and girls must be empowered and given the opportunity to voice their opinions and hold governments, health centers, and community leaders accountable. 

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Curated Coverage of Tuesday's UNGA events

Girls' Globe spent Tuesday with Girls Not Brides, the Ford Foundation, the Social Good Summit, and the Clinton Global Initiative.

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Story Photo Journal  + LIve Stream Event

Lives on the Line

by Save the Children

Photo Journal: "I Represent 3.5 Million Lives on the Line"

We could be the generation that ends preventable child deaths, eradicates hunger and rids the world for good of the scandal of extreme poverty. 

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Watch: Live Stream of the Lives on the Line event

World Vision, Save the Children, PATH, Family Care International and Women Deliver will co-host the event Lives on the Line: Accelerating Progress and Accountability on MDGs 4 and 5 on September 25, 19:30 – 21:30.

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The Millennium Development Goals: What Do They Mean for Youth?

by Interagency Youth Working Group 

Improving the health and well-being of youth is paramount to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Why? Read on.

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MDG 5: Maternal health matters in Murreh Kunda, The Gambia

"We have not experienced any maternal or infant deaths in this community since the training of our Community Management Committee,” Kumba Jambah Wally and Satang Wally, traditional birth attendants in the community of Murreh Kunda, in the Upper River Region of The Gambia.

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Advancing Progress: Investing in Healthy and Educated Girls and Women

On Tuesday, Dr. Sanjay Gupta moderated an incredible panel at CGI that focused on global development for women and girls. Panelists included Hillary Clinton, Melinda Gates, Queen Rania of Jordan, and Dr. Muhammad Yunus. 

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